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Dog Vaccinations

Vaccinations are important because they are designed to prepare the patients immune system to fight future infections from disease-causing agents. Vaccines help protect your pet from highly contagious and deadly diseases. They also help to improve your pet’s overall quality of life.

What types of vaccinations do you offer for adult dogs?


We offer Distemper, Adenovirus, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus and Rabies as our core vaccines. Bordetella and Lyme vaccines are also available.

Is there a schedule for how often a dog should be vaccinated?


How often a dog is vaccinated depends on the age of the pet and which vaccines are being given. Some vaccines must be given annually while others can be given every couple of years on an alternating schedule.

Why is it important to vaccinate your dog?


Vaccinating your dog is important because vaccines stimulate the immune system and the production of antibodies. Antibodies are able to identify and destroy disease-causing agents that enter the body.

How much does it cost to vaccinate my dog?


For pricing, please contact the hospital and we will be happy to provide you with a quote.

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Last updated: August 3, 2021

Dear Clients,

In order to maintain everyone's safety and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the following procedures have been implemented:

If you have a fever, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath, runny nose, nasal congestion, loss of sense of smell, sore throat, painful swallowing, headache, muscle aches, fatigue, loss of appetite, chills, or fever we ask that you do not attend your pet's appointment.

If you have been instructed to self isolate for 14 days due to travel from Eastern Canada, travelled outside of Canada, had contact with someone known to have COVID-19 in the last 14 days, or are waiting for COVID-19 test results we ask that you do not attend your pet's appointment.

OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at St. Vital Veterinary Hospital