Cat and Dog Vaccinations in Gilbert, AZ
Your pet is susceptible to a variety of diseases that are wholly preventable. Just like human vaccines, cat and dog vaccinations help your pet remain healthy from harmful, and potentially fatal diseases. Gilbert pets will receive vaccines tailored specifically to them—depending on their life stage, lifestyle, and medical condition. Your pet will typically receive cat or dog vaccines first as a series for newborns, and then many are given on a tri-annual basis to avoid problems associated with over-vaccination.
Cat and Dog Vaccinations for a Fuller Life
Protecting your pet from serious illness gives you more quality time with them as they live longer fuller lives. Cats and dogs require core vaccines to protect from prevalent diseases. Each pet's individual lifestyle may require non-core vaccines as well.
Core Cat and Dog Vaccines
These are required vaccines that protect all pets from dangerous diseases.
- DHPP – protects from distemper, hepatitis, parainfluenza, and parvovirus
- Rabies – required by law, this vaccine protects against the incurable, fatal, and highly infectious disease.
- FVRCP – protects from feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, and panleukopenia (feline distemper)
- Rabies – highly recommended for all cats, even those who are housebound.
Non-Core Cat and Dog Vaccines
These cat an dog vaccines are based on your pet's lifestyle. Typically those who spend more time out of doors and in contact with other animals will benefit from these vaccines.
Dogs may receive:
- Bordetella (kennel cough) – suggested for dogs who frequent dog parks, daycare and boarding facilities, and groomers. This respiratory disease is highly infectious.
- Leptospirosis – recommended for dogs who spend time outdoors and come in contact with wildlife and water sources. A dangerous disease, it affects the kidney and liver and can spread to people.
Cats may receive:
- Feline Leukemia – recommended for cats that spend significant time unsupervised out of doors. This highly infectious, incurable disease is passed through close contact with an infected cat.
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