Kitten Vaccination

Kitten Visit and Vaccine Protocol at Dogwood Veterinary Hospital & Laser Center in Newnan, GA

Kitten vaccines should start ideally at 6 to 8 weeks of age

1st Kitten Visit – 6 to 8 weeks of age

  • FIV/Feline Leukemia combo test
  • FVRCP temp
  • Fecal Exam
  • Deworm
  • Office Exam
  • Revolution Plus 8 weeks or older 

  • 2nd Kitten Visit – 9 to 11 weeks of age

  • FVRCP temp
  • Fecal Exam
  • Deworm
  • Office Exam
  • 2nd Dose of Revolution Plus

  • 3rd Kitten Visit - 12 to 14 weeks of age

  • FVRCP temp
  • Feline Leukemia temp(outdoor cats)
  • Deworm
  • Office Exam
  • 3rd dose of Revolution Plus

  • 4th Kitten Visit – 15 to 17 weeks of age

  • FVRCP Annual
  • Feline Leukemia Annual(if pt had vxn prior)
  • Deworming
  • Rabies
  • Fecal Exam
  • Office Exam
  • ** If the kitten is over 5lbs then they can purchase a 6 month supply of Revolution Plus.**

    Feline Vaccines:

    C – Calicivirus Pneumonitis

  • Produces cold like symptoms in cats.
  • May also cause raw ulcers on their lips and tongues.
  • C – Chlamydia

  • Causes mainly upper respiratory infection.
  • Tends to favor the eyes and can cause infections.
  • Can be passed through infected fluids such as sneezing, coughing or eye discharge.
  • R – Rhinotracheitis

  • This is Highly Contagious upper respiratory disease.
  • Transmitted by airborne routes, direct contact and contaminated objects
  • Felv- Feline Leukemia Virus

  • It is responsible for about 1/3 of all cancer deaths among cats.
  • Spreads from all secretions of an infected cat
  • This virus is short lived outside the host
  • Transmitted via grooming, sneezing, fighting, contaminated objects and other feline social contacts.
  • FIV – Feline Immunodeficiency Virus

  • Attacks and weakens the immune system
  • Spreads primarily through bite wounds between fighting cats.
  • R – Rabies

  • This is a zoonotic disease(can be transmitted to humans) that attacks the central nervous system.
  • Can be transmitted through a bite from a rabid animal.