Vaccinations

Vaccinations We offer both core/required vaccination and optional vaccinations.

 

The core dog vaccines protect against:

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1) Distemper, Parvovirus, Adenovirus, and Parainfluenza (known as Vangard)

 

2) Rabies

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Each patient has a different lifestyle and are at different levels of risk for specific conditions and hence, depending on the Vet’s assessment may require a different protocol.

Our generic protocol for dogs is: 8 weeks – Vanguard,12 weeks – Vanguard, 16 weeks – Vanguard and Rabies, 1 year  – Vanguard and Rabies

Every three years after then both Vanguard and Rabies are required to be boostered to maintain adequate antibody protection against these conditions.

Optional dog vaccines include:

 

1) Kennel cough (Bordetella)

 

2) Lyme The vaccine for Lyme needs to be given once, then boostered 2-3 weeks later. After this the Lyme vaccine needs to be given annually to maintain antibody levels. The vaccines for Bordetella needs to be given annually to keep antibody levels up enough to provide protection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our cat vaccines protect against:

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1)  Feline Rhinotracheitis, Calicivicus, and Panleukopenia (known as FVRCP)

 

2) Feline Leukemia (FeLv)

3) Rabies

Each patient has a different lifestyle and are at different levels of risk for specific conditions and hence, depending on the Vet’s assessment may require a different protocol.

 

Our generic protocol for cats is: 8 weeks – FVRCP 12 weeks – FVRCP + FeLv 16 weeks – FVRCP + FeLv, and Rabies 1 year  – FVRCP + FeLv, and Rabies

After the preliminary vaccines are given FVRCP + FeLv, and Rabies are required every three years unless recommended otherwise by one of our veterinarians.