5-in-1 (DHPP) Vaccine Schedule for Puppies

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What is a vaccination?

Most puppies have three or four doses of the 5-in-1 shot, beginning at six to eight weeks of age and continuing to at least 16 weeks.

What diseases are included in the
5-in-1 vaccination?

Canine Distemper Virus

Hepatitis (Canine Adenovirus 1 and 2)

Canine Parvovirus

Canine Parainfluenza

Puppies are very vulnerable to infection in their early years. Hence, it is important to vaccinate them as early as possible.

When should a puppy receive the 5-in-1 vaccinations?

How long does immunity last?

So, what is the shot schedule for a new puppy?


Dr. Hannah Godfrey MRCVS graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011. Although she initially worked in mixed practice treating all species, she found a love for small animal work and has worked exclusively with dogs and cats since 2014. She lives in Wales with her partner, son, and two cats (named Poppy and Ashton Kutcher), and writes comedy fiction in her spare time.

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