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Immunization Awareness
Last Updated: 07/26/2022

Immunization Awareness

During the month of August, we celebrate National Immunization Awareness Month. Vaccines are the most effective form of protection against the many illness’ pets can contract. To keep your pets safe, we strongly recommend vaccinating them every year.

At 8 weeks of age, puppies and kittens should receive their first vaccinations. To be fully protected, they will need booster vaccinations every four weeks until they are about 20 weeks old. It is very important to complete the entire vaccination series. You may leave your pet vulnerable to infection if you skip booster vaccinations.

Canine Immunizations:

• Rabies

• DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Para-Influenza, Parvo virus)

• Leptospirosis

• Bordetella

• Influenza

• Lyme

Feline Immunizations:

• Rabies

• FVRCP (Feline viral rhinotracheitis, calici virus, panleukopenia)

• FeLV (Feline Leukemia Virus)

• Feline Bordetella

Talk to your veterinarian to help decide what is best for your pet.

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