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Vaccinating Your Pet

Getting your pet properly vaccinated is one of the best things that you can do for their health! Immunizations for your dog or cat can help fortify their immune system against infectious and sometimes life-threatening diseases.

Vaccines are an inexpensive, safe, and effective way to protect your dog or cat from a wide range of serious illnesses. With a personalized immunization schedule, your pet will be better equipped to fight off any exposure to diseases such as rabies, distemper, parvovirus, and influenza.

Puppy covering eyes: Pet Vaccinations in Austin

Can Vaccines Make Pets Sick?

Our animal hospital uses the safest and highest-quality vaccines on the market to keep adverse reactions to a minimum. However, some puppies and kittens might seem a bit lethargic the day after their first booster shots, which is normal.

For those rare pets that do experience an allergic reaction, we might opt to discontinue the vaccine responsible. If your pet is not acting like themselves after being vaccinated, let us know immediately.

Our Recommended Dog Vaccinations

In addition to optional immunizations (given based on your pet's risk level and lifestyle), there are certain vaccines that every dog needs. These core immunizations are essential to your dog's health.

Our recommended vaccines for dogs are include:

  • Rabies
  • Distemper
  • Hepatitis
  • Parvovirus
  • Parainfluenza
  • Leptospirosis
  • Bordetella

Our Recommended Cat Vaccinations

Cats that spend their days indoors are not safe from infection. Owners can carry viruses and harmful bacteria with them into their homes, putting felines at risk.

Our recommended vaccines for cats include:

  • Rabies
  • Panleukopenia (feline distemper)
  • Herpesvirus
  • Calicivirus
  • Feline leukemia (recommended for kittens and indoor/outdoor cats)

What to expect

Give us a call at 662-253-0274 to schedule a pet exam! During your visit, we will ask you about your pet’s lifestyle and history. We can educate you about the core vaccinations for dogs and cats, which are always recommended. Depending on your pet’s lifestyle, we may recommend non-core vaccinations for their protection as well.

We can answer any questions you like during your visit, and once administered, you will have taken a powerful step towards protecting your pet!

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