Located in Central North Carolina
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Vaccines and De-Worming:
Puppies will have been de-wormed prior to leaving our home. We do a fecal exam prior to them leaving, however, it is a community screen, not a specific puppy. Puppies will need a fecal exam on their first vet visit in their new home. If worms are found, then treated. Sentinel is a good medication that kills multiple types of worms that is taken monthly. Your vet can recommend what they find to be a good heartworm and monthly de-wormer pill for your area. They are weight based and age restricted when first starting.
Below is a table so that you can write down when the vaccines/boosters/medications were given and when the next ones will be due. Remember, some of these will vary depending on where you live and the pest/animals/insects in your region. All puppies will need the core vaccines, Distemper/Parvo and Rabies, no matter where you live. Your vet will help guide you in making your decisions of what to give your puppy and what not to give. If you don't have deer/ticks/Lyme's disease, then you most likely will not need to give a tick preventative. I do NOT give my dogs the Lepto vaccine or the Lyme vaccines. These vaccines run a higher risk of bad reactions with Havanese, but sometimes the benefits outweigh the risk. My dogs do not drink stagnant water that foxes, raccoons, outdoor vermin or deer have peed in, nor do I have deer in my area. I have not seen a tick in over 19 years at my house. Part of that reason I believed is because I treat my yard in the fall and in the spring for pests. Below, is an example of a vaccine schedule for a litter. The gray boxes are the vaccines and medications you need to give your puppy with your vet's recommended times.