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Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention

At Torrance Companion Animal Hospital, our veterinarians help protect dogs and cats from serious disorders and diseases using routine pet vaccinations and parasite prevention. 

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Protection & Prevention

At Torrance Companion Animal Hospital, we value preventative care as a way of keeping diseases and disorders from developing on your pet altogether. 

When combined with regularly scheduled routine exams, vaccinations and parasite prevention form the foundation of your pet's routine healthcare. 

Preventative care can give your companion animals their best chance at a long and healthy life. Our team will work closely with you to create a preventative care plan which is tailored to your pet's unique needs.

Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, Torrance

Pet Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

Current vaccinations are essential when it comes to protecting cats and dogs from contagious, often serious, diseases.

Kitten Vaccinations

Over the course of their first year, kittens need the following vaccinations to protect them from serious diseases and conditions. 

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia
  • 10 to 12 weeks
    • Booster: Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia
    • Feline Leukemia
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia, Chlamydia
    • Feline Leukemia 2
    • Rabies 
  • 5 to 6 months

    While the following are not vaccinations, spaying, neutering and microchipping help protect your cat from a number of health issues. 

    • Spay (females)
    • Neuter (males)
    • Possible microchip

Puppy Vaccinations

Over the course of their first year, puppies need the following vaccinations to protect them from serious conditions and diseases. 

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
  • 10 to 12 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Bordetella
    • Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Canine Influenza (Optional)
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Rabies
    • Booster: Bordetella
    • Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Canine Influenza (Optional)
    • Spay (female)
    • Neuter (male)
  • 12 to 16 Months
    • Final Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Rabies
    • Canine Influenza (Optional)
    • Annual Booster: Bordetella
    • Annual Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)
  • 6 Months
    • Heartworm Test

Parasite Prevention

If left untreated, parasites can threaten your pet's wellbeing and life. Our parasite prevention treatments can help protect your beloved pet from the following common parasites. 

Fleas

Fleas are external parasites that feed on blood from mammals and birds.

Ticks

Ticks are external parasites that feed on the blood of mammals. 

Ear Mites

Highly contagious and small, ear mites live in mammals' ear canals. 

Heartworm

This parasitic roundworm is spread by mosquitos and has a thread-like appearance.

Hookworm

These parasitic roundworms live in your pet's digestive system and feed on their blood. 

Roundworm

These worms live in your pet's intestine and feed on its contents. 

Tapeworm

These parasitic worms are flat and hook-like. They live in your pet's intestine. 

Whipworm

This roundworm's whip-like appearance gives it its name. 

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We look forward to meeting your precious pet at Torrance Companion Animal Hospital.

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