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Puppy Vaccinations

At Riverview Animal Hospital, our puppy vaccine program begins when your puppy is 8-weeks-old. At that time, he/she will come in for a complete physical exam, along with their first series of vaccines. We will continue with your puppy’s journey, by doing additional vaccines and health exams at 12 weeks of age and 16 weeks of age. Then your puppy is up to date for 1 year. The information that you will receive from our team during your puppy’s visits will ensure you and your puppy have an excellent start to a wonderful healthy life together.

What vaccinations do you offer to new puppies?

We offer all the core vaccines that will ensure your puppy has a long and healthy life.

Why is it important to properly vaccinate your puppy?

Puppies can be especially susceptible to disease because of their developing immune system. Although puppies have some immune protection from their moms, it is uncertain how long that protection lasts. That is why it is so important to help your puppy get off to a great start.

What is an appropriate schedule for puppy vaccinations?

At Riverview Animal Hospital, our puppy vaccine program begins when your puppy is 8-weeks-old. At that time, they will come in for a complete physical exam, along with their first series of vaccines. We will continue with your puppy’s journey, by doing additional vaccines and health exams at 12 weeks of age and 16 weeks of age. Then your puppy is up to date for 1 year. The information that you will receive from our team during your puppy’s visits will ensure you and your puppy have an excellent start to a wonderful healthy life together.

How should you prepare your puppy for its first vaccination visit?

At Riverview Animal Hospital, we LOVE puppies. Let us help to make your puppies visit the best it can be. We have a team of professionals that can help to ensure your puppy has a positive experience and wants to come back to visit us again and again. With all of the treats and kisses, your puppy may not even realize that they just had their needles!

How much do puppy vaccinations cost?

Vaccinations are given in conjunction with a complete physical exam by one of our veterinarians. Please do not hesitate to contact our hospital for further information with regards to your puppy’s vaccinations. Please contact us at 506-387-4015.

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Last updated: December 29, 2021

Important Notice: Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation in New Brunswick, our hospital has modified our operations to ensure we are available for all Urgent Care and Emergency patients.

Please see updates below:

  • Our Hospital will be operating with a closed-door policy.
  • We will be closing our General Practice temporarily to ensure our team is able to focus on Urgent Care.
  • We will be resuming curbside care for these Emergency Patients and Emergency Referrals.
  • We encourage you to utilize our Online Store portal to purchase food, or contact other animal hospitals
  • Curbside pick up for prescription refills will be available.
  • Patient's that are experiencing non-life threatening conditions may be redirected to their primary hospital for care.
  • Thank you in advance for your patience, understanding and kindness toward our team members.

    - Riverview Animal Hospital