Puppy Vaccination & Flea/Tick/Heartworm Prevention Questions
I have a 4 1/2 month old collie puppy and the breeder gave him at 8 weeks the Spectra 5 (distemper, adenovirus Type 2, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus) and at 11 weeks the Spectra 7 (same as above but plus the Leptospira can. & Leptospira ict.
My question is, should I do a 3rd round of the Spectra 7 as have heard different views and don't want to over vaccinate (but I do want to make sure he gets the necessary shots to keep him safe and healthy)?
Also, at what age should I get his first rabies shot and then how long before I follow up after that first rabies shot for his next rabies shot?
I live in Houston, Texas and was wondering when I should start him on heartworm and flea combination and what is best type or brand name of heartworm and flea prevention. I know I shouldn't give ivermectin to a collie which I believe is in some of the heartworm medications.
Thanks you for your advice.
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