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Highland Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Augusta, GA . The professional and courteous staff at Highland Animal Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical, surgical, and dental care for their valued patients. We strive to promote responsible pet ownership, health-related education, and preventative health care opportunities for our clients. Highland Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to the CSRA. Please take a moment to contact us today to find out more information about how Highland Animal Hospital can serve the needs of you and your beloved pets. We are also an accredited member of the American Animal Hospital Association. For more information about what this means and the requirements to become a member please click on the picture of the AAHA logo. If your are a new client please print, fill out, and bring in the two forms below this will make the process of creating your record both easier and more efficient. We also offer VPI Pet Insurance and CareCredit.
- Puppies should have vaccines done at 6, 9, 12, and 16 weeks of age and then at least once a year afterwards. They should have a physical checkup, heartworm test, fecal exam to test for internal parasites, and their DHPP, Rabies, and Kennel Cough vaccines. For more information about any of the viruses below please click on the highlighted text.
- At 6 weeks they receive their DHPP vaccine. This vaccinates against Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvovirus, and Parainfluenza viruses.
- At 9 weeks they receive a second series of DHPP which boost the first and if it is a larger breed puppy they may also receive the Leptospirosis vaccine.
- At 12 weeks they receive a third DHPP vaccine to boost the first two and also their first Bordetella/Kennel Cough vaccine.
- Finally at 16 weeks they receive their final DHPP, Rabies, and Bordetella/Kennel Cough vaccine booster.
- Kittens should have vaccines done at 6, 9, and 12 weeks of age and then at least once a year afterwards they should have a physical checkup and their FVRCP, FelV, and Rabies vaccines.
- At 6 weeks they receive their FVRCP vaccine. This vaccinates against Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, and Panleukopenia.
- At 9 weeks they receive their FVRCP booster and their FelV vaccines and FIV vaccines for outdoor cats. FelV vaccinates against Feline Leukemia Virus and FIV vaccinates for Feline Immunodeficiency Virus.
- Finally at 12 weeks they receive their final FVRCP booster and final FelV booster, and their Feline Rabies vaccine.
- For some Frequently Asked Questions about vaccines please follow these links: Vaccine FAQ's for dogs, Vaccine FAQ's for cats.