Vaccinations for Dogs, Cats, & Exotics in McMurray, PA

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A core aspect of your pet’s healthcare is getting vaccinated. Yes, both dogs and cats benefit from routine booster vaccinations to help them maintain strong immunity against viral and bacterial diseases like rabies, parvo, distemper, and Lyme. These diseases are kept in check thanks to the combined efforts of our veterinary team and the dedication of pet owners like you! Pleasant Valley Veterinary Clinic offers a wide array of dog, cat and exotic pet vaccines to meet every pet’s unique needs, and you can expect us to support you in creating a tailored vaccination plan for your dog, cat, or exotic pet.

Protect your animal family member with the right vaccines for their lifestyle and health. Make an appointment today!

How Our Vaccines Benefit Your Pet

We strive for a healthier, happier community here in McMurray, PA. Vaccines play a big part in that endeavor, and benefit pets by:

  • Keeping them safe from deadly diseases like rabies, distemper, and parvo
  • Ensuring that your pet does not infect you, other people, or other pets
  • Sparing your dog, cat, or exotic pet from unnecessary discomfort and illness
  • Saving you the anxiety of putting your pet through costly medical treatment
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Core Vaccines for Dogs, Cats, & Exotics

Core vaccines are integral to your pet’s protection from disease. Below are our core vaccines for dogs, cats, and exotic pets including ferrets and rabbits.

Core Dog Vaccines

  • Rabies
  • Distemper
  • Lyme (Lyme is a big issue in our area!)

Core Cat Vaccines

  • Rabies
  • FVRCP (feline distemper combination vaccine)

Core Ferret and Rabbit Vaccines

  • Rabies (ferrets)
  • Distemper (ferrets)
  • RHDV (rabbits)
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Non-Core Vaccines for Dogs & Cats

In addition to our core vaccines, PVVC also carries non-core, or lifestyle/risk-based vaccines. These are tailored to your pet’s ever-changing needs, and include:

  • Leptospirosis (recommended for most dogs)
  • Bordetella
  • Canine influenza
  • Feline leukemia (kittens and outdoor cats only)

Our Bordetella and canine influenza vaccines may not be “core,” but they are typically required by boarding kennels, dog parks, and dog daycare centers. Make sure your dog has these vaccinations if you want to board them or visit another dog-related facility.

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How Soon Should My Pet Be Vaccinated?

If you just adopted a puppy or kitten, schedule an appointment at PVVC as soon as possible so we can review their current health history (if applicable) and determine which vaccines they need. From there, we’ll discuss how frequently your pet will need booster shots to increase their immunity and improve their protection. Many puppies and kittens need to receive a series of boosters several weeks apart to safely build up their immune systems. Generally, we recommend starting your pet’s boosters at 8 weeks old.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (724) 941-5484 or click below!

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