Preventive Medicine
Vaccinations

Vaccines are available to prevent a number of diseases in dogs and cats.  The vaccines that are appropriate for your pet(s) depends on a number of factors such as age, likelihood of exposure, and geographical area.   Dr. B  can discuss your particular needs and help determine which vaccines are appropriate for your particular pet.

Standard Canine Vaccines

Core Vaccines for this area:

Distemper
Hepatitis
Parainfluenza
Parvovirus
Rabies

Canine Cough (Kennel Cough) - Bordatella

Puppy vaccination should begin at 6-8 weeks of age and be repeated every 3 weeks at least up to 16 weeks of age.
Schedules for adult vaccinations vary according to a number of factors including the vaccine, age of patient, potential for exposure.

 

Standard Feline Vaccines

Core Vaccines for this area:

Viral Rhinotracheitis
Calicivirus
Chlamydia
Panleukopenia
Rabies

Feline Leukemia Virus  - primarily for outdoor cats

Kitten vaccination should begin at 6-8 weeks of age and be repeated every 3 weeks, until the age of 14 weeks.
Schedules for adult vaccinations vary according to a number of factors including the vaccine, age of patient, potential for exposure.