Back-to-School Pet Vaccinations

Veterinarian giving injection insulin to a catIf you have kids, chances are good that they needed a physical examination, and maybe even a vaccination or two, before they headed back to class this fall. Likewise, routine exams and vaccinations are an important part of preventative pet care. Now is the perfect time to bring your cat or dog in for a back-to-school wellness exam and vaccinations, too.

As you likely know, there are a number of pet vaccinations recommended for the four-legged friend in your life. However, not all vaccines are needed, or recommended, for every pet. At PetMed – Chatoak, we will help you decide which vaccinations to administer to your pet, and when to vaccinate based on your pet’s age, health, and lifestyle.

However, some vaccinations are likely to be recommended for most pets, most of the time. These vaccines are called “core” vaccinations, and are essential to your pet’s health. Core pet vaccinations typically include the following… Continue reading