Vaccinations for Dogs & Cats in Elkins Park
Protect Your Pets from Avoidable Illness & Disease
Vaccinations are a critical part of preventative care for your pet. They protect our pets from many diseases, including rabies, distemper, and Lyme disease. Each dog and cat is different, so the veterinarians at Elkins Park Veterinary Hospital develop custom vaccination plans for each pet. When you bring your pet into our office, we’ll get to know more about them and their history and will be able to determine which vaccinations they need and how often they will be administered.
Elkins Park Veterinary Hospital is backed by over 35 years of experience and offers a team that is extensively knowledgeable. We care deeply about each of our patients and want to make sure they are protected from avoidable diseases.
Vaccines we offer our pet patients:
All dogs must be vaccinated for rabies as required by Pennsylvania state law. We also vaccinate all dogs in our practice for distemper and parvo. Because Eastern Pennsylvania has one of the highest rates of Lyme disease in the United States, we also vaccinate for it. Finally, if your pet goes to the groomer, kennel, or obedience classes, we may recommend the kennel cough and canine flu vaccines for your dog.
All cats in our practice are also vaccinated for upper respiratory disease viruses. Our veterinarians will discuss with you if your cat also requires the feline leukemia vaccine.
Each patient is different and will sometimes have unique needs, depending on their age and lifestyle. Our vets will thoroughly review their history and other factors prior to administering any vaccinations.
Vaccines Also Protect Your Family
Vaccinations do more than just protect your dog or cat from illness and disease. They also protect everyone around them. If your pet doesn’t get vaccinated, the possibility remains that they could get sick and transmit that illness to their human parents. There are various diseases that pets can pass on to their owners, including rabies, but many of them are preventable with a simple vaccination. Our Elkins Park veterinarians can further discuss these risks with you when you come in for an appointment.
Part of a Wellness Routine
At Elkins Park Veterinary Hospital, we believe that routine care is the best course of action for every pet parent. Vaccinations are a crucial part of this routine care. When dogs and cats are young, there are certain vaccines that are administered once a year. Our vets will keep track of your pet’s vaccination schedule, and a great time to have these taken care of is during your routine wellness visit. In addition to the vaccinations, we’ll check your pet from head to tail for a variety of other issues and address any concerns you may have.
Reach out to our team today to schedule your next appointment. We have a brand new renovated facility and offer updated equipment, medicine, and technology.
State of the Art Facility
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Experienced and Dedicated Staff
The knowledgable staff at Elkins Park Veterinary Hospital provides the highest quality care for your pet.
Decades of Service
For over 25 years, our experienced veterinarians have been devoted to keeping your pet healthy and happy.
“Dr. Katz is a gem - she combines care, calm and cure!”- Amy W.
“We enjoyed our experience with him. Would definitely recommend him.”- Harvey S.
“I recently took my sun conure there to see the exotic veterinary doctor. He took his time explaining everything to my husband and I while being extremely caring to our pet.”- Tiffany C.