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 standard 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): The vaccines for Bordetella needs to be given annually to keep antibody levels up enough to provide protection.

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 adequate antibody levels.

3) Leprospirosis: The leptospirosis vaccine needs to be given initially and then boostered 3-4 weeks later. After receiving the original 2 doses, this vaccine needs to be given annually to maintain sufficient antibodies to protect against infection with Leptospirosis.

 

 

 

 

 

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 standard 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.