- Rabies Vaccine:
- Protects against the Rabies Virus, which is a virus that attacks the brain and is always fatal. The rabies virus can be transmitted to humans.
- Protects against Distemper, Hepatitis, Leptospirosis, Parainfluenza, and Parvo Virus. Distemper is a viral disease that affects the respiratory and nervous systems. Hepatitis is a liver disease that can also cause severe kidney damage. Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease carried by wild animals dogs can get by contact with wild animals and/or drinking contaminated water. Parvovirus is a disease that causes vomiting and diarrhea, most commonly found in puppies.
- Corona Vaccine:
- Protects against the Corona Virus, which is an intestinal virus. It is the second leading cause of viral diarrhea (second to Parvo) and affects dogs of all ages, especially puppies.
- Bortatella Vaccine:
- Protects against kennel cough, an acute and highly contagious disease; often required by grooming and boarding facilities
- Lyme Vaccine
- Protects against Lyme Disease. Lyme disease is a bacterial disease that can cause permanent and painful disabilities; it can also affect the heart, brain, and kidney. Lyme disease can be spread by ticks.
Recommended Puppy Vaccines:
Puppies should receive puppy vaccines starting
at 7 – 8 weeks of age. They should get booster vaccines every 3 – 4 weeks until
they are 16 weeks of age. At that time they should receive their adult boosters,