Dog Vaccines

1st Care carries 100% Thimerosal-free vaccines standard for those that are available in this form. Only the Injectable Bordetella and Rattlesnake vaccines contain Thimerosal as a preservative, as there is no alternative on the market.

DA2PP – (Also known as 4-in-1) Protects against distemper, hepatitis or adenovirus, parvovirus and parainfluenza. This vaccine is given in a series to puppies, good for one year, then boosted every 3 years.

Rabies – This is required by law. The initial vaccination is given at 4 months of age and is good for one year. It is then boosted every 3 years.

Bordetella – This is a vaccination for kennel cough. It is recommended for all dogs that interact with other dogs. It is given in an initial series, and then boosted either every 6 months or annually depending on your dog’s lifestyle.

Rattlesnake – This  vaccine is recommended for all dogs who may be hiking in areas where rattlesnakes live. These include the mountains in and around Santa Monica, Hollywood and Malibu. It is given in an initial series, then boosted every 6 months. The number of shots in the initial series will depend on your dog’s weight.

Leptospirosis – We offer this vaccine at your request. Will need to be give in an initial series then once a year.

Lyme Disease – Recommended for pets who are exposed to ticks that carry Lyme Disease, such as the Western Black-Legged Tick. It is given is an initial series of two and then boostered annually.

Low Cost Vaccinations and Services for Adult Dogs:

Vaccine Packages Pricing
Complete Dog Care “Best Value” – DHPP, Intranasal Bordetella, Heartworm Test, De-worm (Round/Hook) $81
Dog Pack #1 – DHPP, Intranasal Bordetella                                                                                  Savings of $5 $46
Dog Pack #2 – DHPP, Injectible Bordetella                                                                                  Savings of $5 $51
Dog Pack #3 – DHPP, Intranasal Bordetella, Heartworm Test                                                 Savings of $13 $71
Individual Vaccines & Testing Pricing
Rabies (Thimerosal Free) $16
DHPP (3 year duration, unless 1st year vaccine)                                                                 Less than $10 a year! $29
Bordetella – Intranasal Vaccine (also protects against Adenovirus and Parainfluenza) $22
Bordetella – Injectable Vaccine $27
Lyme Disease Vaccine (Recombinant, non-adjuvanted) $33
Rattlesnake Vaccine $27
Leptospirosis Vaccine (Recombinant) $27
Heartworm Test  (Recommended Yearly along with monthly Heartworm preventative) $33 (can be $25)
DAP Titer Test $92
Comprehensive Fecal Testing $45

Please see here for a complete listing of puppy vaccinations and packages.