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Enhancing Your Pet’s Health: Why Vaccinations Are Important

Most pet owners know that puppies and kittens are required to have certain vaccinations at around the age of eight weeks old. However, many pet owners overlook the importance of continued preventative healthcare, foregoing their pets’ vaccinations and boosters. 

National Pet Immunization Awareness Month is here, so now is the time to get familiar with the importance of vaccinations and immunizations for your pet to ensure a long, happy, and healthy life for your beloved companion.

Exploring Pet Immunizations

There are many different pet immunizations to consider when you own a cat or a dog. These immunizations begin as early as eight weeks old with continued boosters available into your pet’s senior years. For dogs, the common vaccinations include rabies, Bordetella, parvo, distemper, and more. For cats, vaccinations are slightly different and include rabies, feline distemper, feline leukemia, and several others. Depending on your pets’ age, environmental circumstances, lifestyle, and other factors, your trusted veterinarian will help you create a personalized vaccination plan for your pet, promoting optimal health and wellness for years to come.

Prevent Illness and the Spread of Disease

Vaccinations work to protect your pet, stimulating their immune system to learn to fight off certain illnesses that could otherwise be life-threatening. Immunizations for pets promote greater overall health, as they limit the risk of contracting dangerous diseases. Additionally, pet immunizations also encourage a safer environment for other pets and animals that may interact with your dog or cat.

Discover the Benefits of Pet Immunizations

Being proactive about your pet’s health with the recommended vaccinations boasts a wealth of benefits, including the following:

  • Disease and illness prevention
  • Increased long-term health and wellness
  • Enhanced peace of mind
  • More cost effective than treating potentially fatal or long-term illnesses

To learn more about the right vaccinations and preventative healthcare treatments for your dog or cat, contact your local veterinarian today.



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