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Vaccination for your pet!!!

This segment will go over the main Vaccinations for your pet! 
Be advised some States, Counties and Cities may require other Vaccinations beyond this list; so please check with your local area!

Vaccinations for Dogs






Vaccinations for Cats






Dogs and Puppies

This Vaccine is to prevent the spread of the Rabies virus. Most Cities, County and States require all pets to be vaccinated for the Rabies Virus.

CDV is for Canine Distemper. Canine Distemper is a very serious systematic infection that can cause gastrointestinal, respiratory, and Nervous system issues that could lead to death in as little as 10 days. Puppies from ages three to six months are most susceptible to this disease but all other dogs could possible get this disease. For more info please click here.

CAV-2 is for Canine Hepatitis. Canine Hepatitis is a severe Liver Disease that is very infectious. This disease can affect all dogs and spread to humans! For more information please click here

CPV-2 is for Canine Parvovirus. The Canine Parvovirus is a very infectious virus that spreads from dog to dog very easily. Treated some older dogs MAY survive. In puppies this virus has seen to cause cardiac arrest. This virus is so strong that is averages a 91% death rate with untreated dogs. For more information please click here.

DHPP is a single dose shot or series of shots given to dogs to cover all the listed shots above. 

Cats and Kittens

FPV is for Feline Panleukopenia . This virus is very contagious and can be very fatal. This is a gastrointestinal disease that may cause ulcers in cats even while treated. For more information on this disease please click here

FVR is for Feline Viral Rhinotrachetis. Also known as Feline influenza, Feline Coryza, and Feline Pneumonia. This virus is also another very fatal virus. This virus causes over one half of all upper respiratory diseases in cats small and large. It has been seen to be so fatal that cats as large as lions have been killed by this deadly virus. For more information on this virus please click here.

FCV is for Feline Calicivirus. This is another upper respiratory virus that effects about 10% of all cats. Even though this low number of cats are effected don't be fooled this virus is still very fatal and very contagious in the first few weeks. To learn more on this virus please click here.

FVRCP is also called "The Feline Distemper Vaccine." FVRCP is a single dose shot given to cats and kittens to cover all the listed viruses above. This shot is recommended for kittens over eight(8) weeks of age. It is also recommended that this shot be given to kittens at 8 (eight) weeks, 10 (ten) weeks, and 12 (twelve) weeks of age and boosters given ever 1 (one) to 3 (three) years.

Even though this is a non-core Vaccination for cats, most cities, counties and states require all pets to be vaccinated for the Rabies Virus to prevent the spread of Rabies.