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How many dog vaccines does my pet need? There is no one solid answer to this question. You should, however, keep a few guidelines in mind. A minimum of two multivalent vaccinations (including parvo and distemper) should be administered to your animal (a puppy over 3 months of age will need a minimum of 3 or 4 weeks between the shots). Your animal will also require a rabies vaccination. Some other vaccinations include Lyme Disease, coronavirus, and Bordatella—these are not required but highly recommended.
*A puppy should typically begin receiving vaccinations when he is 6 to 8 weeks old and should continue receiving them every 3 to 4 weeks until he reaches 16 weeks of age.
We have been talking about getting a puppy lately. I wanted to make sure that I understood vaccinations and stuff like that before we did it. It's good to know that we will need to keep taking the puppy in for shots every 3 to 4 weeks until we are done. I want to make sure to do everything we need to so that our puppy is healthy.