With a variety of infectious diseases and parasites present in Florida, such as rabies, distemper, leptospirosis, parvovirus, and heartworms, vaccinations are the number one way you can protect your beloved pet from serious health threats. Your veterinarian can create an individual immunization program for your pet based on his or her lifestyle and your local conditions.
Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, and Panleukopenia (FVRCP): Commonly reffered to as a "distemper vaccine," this combination vaccine protects against feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus and panleukopenia.
Rabies: Rabies virus is fatal and all warm-blooded animals (including humans) are susceptible to infection.
Feline Leukemia (FeLV): FeLV is a viral infection transmitted from one cat to another through close contact. This vaccine is highly recommended for cats that go outdoors or live in multi-cat households
FELV/FIV Test - $30.00
Exam, Rabies, DHLPP, Heartworm Test, Bordettella $ 79.50
*Patients are required by law to have an annual exam performed at the time that vaccinations are given.
Essential Vaccines for Your Dog
Distemper Vaccine (DHPP): This combination vaccine protects against distemper, adenovirus, and parvovirus. Adenovirus is related to the hepatitis virus and is one of the causes of Kennel Cough. It is spread through contact with another infected animal or their feces or urine.
Rabies: Rabies virus is fatal and all warm-blooded animals (including humans) are susceptible to infection, most states, including our own, require rabies vaccines by law.
Bordetella ("Kennel Cough"): The Bordetella bacteria causes an extremely contagious upper respiratory infection. Your veterinarian may recommend this vaccine before your dog attends a doggy daycare program, boarding facility or dog show.
Lyme Disease: Lyme disease is carried by ticks, lyme disease is extremely prevalent in certain parts of the country. Pets residing in the east and west coast as well as the Great Lakes region are most susceptible to lyme disease.
Leptospirosis: Leptospirossis is caused by a bacteria (leptospira interrogans).It is found in soil, water, and the urine of infected animals, infection is most prevalent in moist climates where dogs may encounter standing or slow-moving water.