Health

For health checks, see each parent.  All breeding males have had their DNA test, all breeding dogs have had hips checked by OFA (offa.org) and blood tests done for genetic problems including Collie Eye Anomaly.

Puppy Clover Clover at 3

What they have upon leaving Branchwater

  • Annual Bordatella
  • DHPP/DAPP
  • Microchip (will need to be registered by you through HomeAgain homeagain.com)
  • Health Certificate
  • Completed their wormers (Panacur, Albon, Nemex)

What you need to do within the first year

  • Around 10 weeks old- DHPP booster and start Heartworm preventative (Revolution or Sentinel)
  • Around 13 weeks old- DHPP/DAPP booster and Lymes shot 1
  • 16 weeks DHPP/DAPP booster, Lymes 2, and Rabies

 Continuation through life

  • Annual shots or titers (DHPP/DAPP, Bordatella, Canine Influenza)
  • Rabies every third year (a one year booster around a year and a half)
  • Monthly heartworm preventative (only Revolution or Sentinel NOT Heartgard)
  • Ensure your dog is a healthy weight (feel free to bring the dog to Branchwater to check)