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Vaccinations



Vaccinations help to protect your pet from illness. At Thornton Animal Hospital we will customize a health care program designed specifically for your pet and we will recommend vaccinations for your pet depending on age, lifestyle and risk of exposure to certain diseases or illnesses.

Please call us today to set up a vaccination schedule for your pet. Most vaccines are administered annually, while other vaccines are recommended every six months depending upon the vaccine type.

Vaccines which may be recommended include the following:

Dogs
Rabies Vaccination - Required to be up-to-date yearly by law. Vaccine required for use of the kennel and boarding area of the hospital, as well as the grooming facility.

Distemper/Adenovirus/Parainfluenza/Parvovirus - vaccine recommended every year after initial vaccine series. Vaccine required every year for use of the kennel and boarding area of the hospital, as well as the grooming facility.

Leptospirosis - vaccination recommended every year depending on exposure risk.

Bordetella - vaccine recommended every six months after initial vaccine series depending on exposure in boarding kennels, dog parks, obedience school, veterinary hospitals or grooming facilities. Vaccine required every year for use of the kennel and boarding area of the hospital, as well as the grooming facility.

Canine Influenza (H3N8) - vaccine recommended yearly depending on exposure in boarding kennels, dog parks, obedience school, veterinary hospitals or grooming facilities. Initial vaccine is administered in two doses, three weeks apart. After the initial series, revaccination is recommended annually. Vaccine required every year for use of the kennel and boarding area of the hospital, as well as the grooming facility.

Cats

Rabies - vaccination required to be up-to-date yearly by law. Vaccine required for use of the kennel and boarding area of the hospital, as well as the grooming facility.

Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis/Calicivirus/Panleukopenia (FVRCP) - vaccine recommended every year after initial vaccine series. Vaccine required every year for use of the kennel and boarding area of the hospital, as well as the grooming facility.

Feline Leukemia - vaccine recommended for all kittens up to one year of age, then annually dependent on risk of exposure.