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Veterinary Medicine from Airedales to Zebra-Tailed Lizards
The following pets are required BY LAW to have a licensed veterinarian give them the rabies vaccine: dogs, cats, ferrets, raccoons, skunks, and foxes. Contracting rabies almost always leads to euthanasia of an animal or neurological problems in animals and people. It’s mandatory to have pets vaccinated against rabies. Even pets kept indoors can potentially be exposed if they get outside unexpectedly or an uninvited animal gets in the house, such as a bat.
Distemper, Adenovirus-2, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus (DA2PP) other known as “distemper” is a highly contagious and life threatening. It is one of the most serious diseases your dog can get, but also one of the most preventable through vaccination.
Puppy Distemper (DHPP)
Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus (DHPP) other known as the first round of puppy shots. This vaccine is given to puppies at 6-8 weeks (2 months), 10-12 weeks (3 months), and 16-18 weeks (4 months). At 4 months the puppy will also receive a rabies vaccination.
Bordatella is bacterium contributes to the respiratory disease known as kennel cough. Dogs are at risk when exposed to other dogs in kennels, grooming facilities, training classes, day care and dog parks. Recommended for dogs that attend the places listed.
Heart Worm Testing
Heartworm testing is using a blood test to check a dog for heartworms. The earliest that the heartworm test can detect in the bloodstream is about 5 months after it is bitten by an infected mosquito. If dog is infected with heartworms there is a treatment, but it will take some time depending on how severe the heartworms are. There are preventatives to help this from getting to your dog. Recommended for dogs every spring and all year round if traveling to the south.
Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that is carried by many wild animals and most commonly transmitted to dogs through contact with infected water, soil, mud or urine. This disease causes liver and kidney disease and can be fatal. It is zoonotic, which means, it can be transmitted from other animals to humans. Recommended for hunting dogs, wooded environment, water dogs, and dogs that like to eat or drink things they are not suppose to.
Lyme disease results from being bitten by an infected deer tick. Lyme disease can cause permanent and painful disabilities such as kidney failure, lameness, as well as prolonged joint and muscle pain. Recommended for hunting dogs, hiking dogs, and camping dogs.
Rattlesnake vaccine stimulates the dog’s immune system to produce antibodies against snake venom, and it helps lessen the reaction a dog may have to a snakebite. If your pet happens to get bit by a rattlesnake or any snake call the closest veterinarian to get immediate attention. Recommended for hiking dogs, hunting dogs, camping dogs, or may ever come in contact with a rattlesnake.
Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory infection that can have a significant impact on dogs. There are two known strains of canine influenza that have been reported. Recommended for over populated canine environments.
Feline Leukemia (FeLV)
Test and Preventative - Feline leukemia is a viral infection that is transmitted through bodily fluids, like blood or saliva. Recommended for outdoor cats.
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)
Feline immunodeficiency is a viral infection that is transmitted through bodily fluids, like blood or saliva. Recommended for outdoor cats. We offer this vaccine as a combination of FeLV and FIV.