Vaccines keep your pets safe from preventable diseases
Like people, pets need vaccines. And pet vaccinations, like those for humans, may sometimes require a booster to keep them effective. The best way to stay on schedule with vaccinations for your dog or cat is to follow the recommendations of a veterinarian you trust.
Chances are your vet’s suggestions will break down into two categories: core pet vaccines and non-core vaccines. Core pet vaccinations are those recommended for every pet, while non-core vaccines may be advised based on your pet’s lifestyle. For example, your vet may suggest certain non-core vaccinations if your cat or dog is outdoors only or boarded often.
Many vaccines can be given to pets as young as 6 weeks old, so talk to us about setting up the best vaccination schedule for your cat or dog, kitten or puppy.
A Healthy Pet
Vaccinating your pet is one of the best ways to help him or her live a long and healthy life because vaccines are important in preventing serious disease in pets. Vaccines help prepare your pet’s immune system to fight the invasion of disease-causing organisms.
We believe in disease prevention without undue over-vaccination. We base our recommendations on up-to-date immunology and disease prevention research. Each pet is seen as a unique individual and thusly our recommendation(s) are unique to your pet and his/her risk factors.