Puppies First Vet Checkup… When?

Presuming the puppies look healthy, most vets suggest that they receive their first round of standard vaccinations at 6 weeks of age.

Deworming and a physical exam can commence at an early age.

Check with your vet to schedule your puppies’ preventative health plan.

Here’s a cute baby Boxer taking medicine:

Nevertheless, you need to call your vet right away in case a puppy shows any of the next symptoms:

  1. Not enough appetite
  2. Inadequate weight gain
  3. Vomiting
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Difficult breathing
  6. Coughing/wheezing
  7. Constant crying
  8. Pale gums
  9. Swollen eyes or eye discharge
  10. Nasal discharge
  11. Not able to pass urine or stool

Source: webmd.com

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