Dog and cat vaccinations give your pet’s immune system an important boost so they can be better protected from harmful diseases like rabies, parvo, distemper, and Lyme disease. Dogs and cats alike can be vulnerable to infection if they are not vaccinated, so it’s best to talk with our veterinarians about which vaccines your pet needs, and how frequently they will need them. dog and cat vaccinations are the best form of disease prevention available, and we recommend them for all of our patients.
Can Vaccines Make My Dog or Cat Sick?
If you are concerned about possible side-effects when having your dog or cat vaccinated, you are not alone. We know how important it is to use the safest vaccines available and to make sure your pet isn’t receiving vaccinations they don’t need. While some pets can react to their vaccines, this is rare. Furthermore, we structure every pet’s vaccine schedule to only include those that are necessary for their lifestyle.
You can call us at 765-552-9851 if you’re worried about how your pet will respond to their vaccinations.
Dog Vaccinations We Offer in Elwood
Elwood Animal Hospital carries a variety of vaccines to accommodate dogs and keep them protected at every turn. These vaccines include:
- Bordetella (kennel cough)
Cat Vaccinations We Offer in Elwood
Whether you consider your cat to be outdoor-only, indoor-only, or indoor/outdoor, they need their vaccines. While the inside of your home might seem safe for your feline family member, diseases and parasites can still find their way inside. This is especially true if you regularly welcome visitors (both two- and four-legged) into your home.
For cats, we recommend:
- Feline distemper (FVRCP combination vaccine)
- Feline leukemia (required for kittens and recommended for indoor/outdoor cats)
Call us at 765-552-9851 to set up your cat or dog’s next vaccination visit at the Elwood Animal Hospital.