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The Family Pet

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6005 15th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Phone: 206.784.3810
Fax: 206.892.9696

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The Family Pet Canine Vaccines

The Family Pet Canine Vaccine Protocols for Healthy Pets
(Using American Animal Hospital Association, AAHA, Canine  Guidelines)

Prior to vaccinations, dogs must be scheduled for an appointment with the doctor to determine when/if vaccines are due. Appointments will then be scheduled based on the DVM's recommendations.

*All vaccines used by The Family Pet are manufacturer guaranteed. Should there be any concern about them failing, the manufacturer will cover the testing and treatment if needed.*

Rabies (core):

  • Puppies and Young Adults: Can be given as early as 12 weeks of age. This is good for one year reminder.
  • Adults: Re-vaccinate 1 year later, and this will be good for three years

DHPP (core):

  • Puppies: Begin as early as 6 weeks of age, then every 3-4 weeks until 16 weeks of age.
  • Young Dogs: 2 doses, 3-4 weeks apart
  • Adult Booster: A single dose is given 1 year following the last does of the initial series. This will last for one year.
  • Annual Boosters: A single dose is given 1 year following the last vaccine: this will last for three years (to be out of yearly sequence with the rabies vaccine)

Recommended for dogs who have exposure to other dogs (boarding, grooming, dog parks or day care).

  • Intraoral (all ages): Can be given as early as 6 weeks of age. Protection lasts 1 year. Some boarding facilities and groomers require every 6 months.
  • Injectable: 2 doses 3-4 weeks apart for initial series then once yearly.

    EXCEPTIONS include healthy pets that the Bordetella is due out of sequence with annual exam (as ordered by the doctor), required for boarding/grooming and recently adopted dogs that have incomplete history.

Leptospirosis (non-core):
Recommended for dogs with exposure to stagnant, such as puddles, water (dog parks, hunting, camping)

  • Puppies & Young Dogs:  Can be given as early as 12 weeks of age.  2 doses, 3-4 weeks apart, then repeated yearly if considered high risk (not generally recommended)

Influenza H3N2 (non-core):
Recommended for pets who are at high risk of influenza exposure

  • Puppies & Adults: Can be given as early as 6 weeks of age. 2 doses, 3 - 4 weeks apart, then repeated yearly.

Monthly Special

The Family Pet is Open 7 Days a Week!
Non-Anesthetic Dentals
Call 206-784-3810 to schedule an appointment to have your pet's teeth cleaned while they are awake!
Did You Know?
  • DROP OFF EMERGENCIES are seen during business hours 7 days a week. (Appointment Not Required) Please See Details
  • All Pet Insurance is Accepted
  • CT Scan for Pets - The Family Pet has one of the few  CT Scanner for pets in the Seattle area.
  • Generic Medications We offer generic medications to help keep finances in mind. (thyroid supplements, antibiotics...)
  • Treat Itchy Dogs Without Steriods! We now carry Cytopoint and the difference it has made to our allergy patients is remarkable!
  • Experienced Export Experts for pets moving overseas. We are a provider of pet health certificates for several pet relocation services.

Ample Parking - In addition to our off street parking lot, there is free 2 hour street parking on 15th Ave NW in front of the Seattle Mattress store just north of our alley and free 30 minute street parking on 15th on the block just south of 60th street in front on Pasta Bella.

New Client Referral Program
NEW CLIENTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME! Current clients who refer friends & family get $15 credit on their account AND their friend or family gets $15 off too! All you need is our business card!

Services, Appointments, Forms

Services We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.

Request an Appointment We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Schedule an appointment today! Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.


Meet The Team

Our goal has always been to assemble a veterinary health care team committed to providing exceptional client service and veterinary health care.

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"Most thoughtful vet we've been to. They really love our animals."  - Will K. 

"I had my second visit to The Family Pet yesterday. I was again delighted with the great care and service I received."   - Cathy S. 

"Very caring and thorough in exams and explanations. Now taking my second dog to them. Easy to get to with on site parking helps too. Do grooming too! Drs. Hilmoe and Nagasako both are terrific." - Rebecca B.

"A vet that walks in and joins your very scared kitty on the floor is the best kind of vet. Ella and I thank you! - Brandi B.

Contact Info and Map

The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital, Barnyard Pet Vet and Seattle Veterinary Imaging
6005 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107 Phone: 206.784.3810, FAX: 206.892.9696

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The Family Pet Veterinary Hospital and Affiliates are Members of:

American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners

Greater Seattle Business Association

American Mini Pig Association

Puget Sound Veterinary Medical Association

American Veterinary Medical Association

Washington State Veterinary Medical Association

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