Vaccinations for Dogs

Canine Distemper – a highly contagious viral disease that affects a dog’s respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous system.  It can be spread through the air or by contact with an infected animal’s feces or urine, and can be fatal.

Infectious Canine Hepatitis – This viral disease, also known as adenovirus, is spread by contact with infected animals their feces, urine or saliva.  It affects the liver, kidneys and the cells lining the blood vessels

Parvovirus – This viral infection is a common, deadly viral infection and usually strikes puppies.  It is spread by contact with an infected dog’s blood, feces or vomit

Rabies – This is an infection of the central nervous system that results in paralysis and death.  Rabies is always fatal.  It is usually transmitted through the bite of an infected animal.  Rabies is a serious public health threat, so it is essential to vaccinate your dog.  It is a required for International travel including travel to the U.S.

Bordetella – This is an airborne bacterial infection involved in “kennel cough”. Dogs may catch this when exposed to other dogs in kennels, dog shows, and field trials, training classes, and grooming facilities.

Depending on where you are traveling with your pet, they may require other vaccines including but not limited to Leptospirosis, Parainfluenza, Coronavirus, Lyme Disease and Giardia. If you are traveling with your pet please ask our Health Care Team what vaccines you pet may require.