Puppy vaccinations should begin at 6 weeks of age.
Dogs should be vaccinated against:
Other common vaccinations include:
1. Bordetella (Kennel Cough)
2. Lymes Disease (transmitted by ticks)
3. Canine Influenza
Dogs should also be on a Heartworm Preventative and have a Physical Examination yearly.
Kitten vaccinations begin at 6 weeks of age.
Cats should be vaccinated against:
1. Panleukopenia (FVRC-P) – commonly called Feline Distemper
2. Rhinotracheitis and Calicivirus – upper respiratory diseases
3. Feline Leukemia (FeLV)
4. Rabies (RV)
Surgical neutering-spaying of dogs and cats should be performed anytime after they receive their initial vaccinations and up to six months of age.
Dental care is also important. Your pet can have bacteria from the mouth, because of periodontal disease, spread to other organs, especially the heart.
Early detection of certain an aging diseases by a general blooding screening profile is also recommended for the older pets (over eight years of age). This is an important step in early detection of certain aging diseases.
Veterinary medicine has made great strides in recent years. With the aid of qualified and conscientious health care professionals, pets are now enjoying longer and more trouble-free lives.
We look forward to helping you enjoy the happiness that a healthy pet call provide.