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Pet vaccinations in Brooklyn help pets maintain immunity to common illnesses and deadly diseases. Getting your pet vaccinated can help extend your pet’s lifespan and improve your pet’s quality of life. Your pet will get his or her first vaccinations early in life. After the first round of vaccinations, your pet may need booster shots later in life. As your pet’s veterinarian in Brooklyn, we’ll help you identify when your pet needs vaccines and boosters, and which kinds of shots will be best for your pet’s needs.
Pet vaccines are good for pets and the community as a whole! Pet vaccines can improve your pet’s quality of life by helping your pet avoid common diseases. Some vaccines, like the rabies vaccine, is important for public safety. In addition, getting your pet vaccinated can help stop the spread of illnesses within the pet community.
Core vaccines are the vaccines that are given to all pets, despite their lifestyle and risk factors. Non-core vaccines are only given to pets who are at risk for certain conditions. At Clinton Hill Animal Clinic, we administer both types of vaccines to our pet patients. We understand that many pet owners may not know which types of vaccines are right for their pets, so we help pet owners by talking to them about their pet’s lifestyle factors. We use the information that pet owners give us about their animal friends to make recommendations based on that information.
Cats typically start getting vaccinations when they’re around 6 to 8 weeks old. The core vaccines for cats include:
Feline Panleukopenia (distemper)
Feline Herpes Virus and Calicivirus (respiratory infections)
Cat non-core vaccines are the following:
Feline Leukemia virus (FeLV)
Many of the non-core vaccinations are helpful for cats who spend a lot of time outdoors. Your pet’s vet will be able to tell you whether or not your cat needs non-core vaccines.
Like cats, dogs get vaccinations starting at about 6 to 8 weeks old. If you have a new puppy, your new pet will need to be vaccinated for the following core diseases:
Dogs at risk for some illnesses may need these non-core vaccines:
Bacterial Blood Infection
At Clinton Hill Animal Clinic in Brooklyn NY, we provide important medical services for pets in the communities of Bedford-Stuyvesant and Williamsburg. By administering medical treatment and vaccines to dogs and cats, we can help pets stay healthy and avoid illnesses. Whether you’re seeking vaccines, preventative care or pet urgent care, we can help. We offer a free consultation to new patients! To find out more or make an appointment, contact us today at 718-623-3999.
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To Dr Dendtler and Staff, I cant begin to tell you how impressed I am with the loving care you have given to my cat Baxter, before and after the much needed surgery. Baxter is so pleased with the outcome; he goes around purring all day.
Dear Pamella, We want to thank all of you so much, not only for the loving care and consideration you showed us last Thursday when we had to say goodbye to Gericho but also for all the years of check-ups and other crisis' that we went through with him. We know it was your good efforts that allowed him to live a full and vigorous 16 years that gave us so much pleasure. Please know that we have always found your staff to be so courteous and helpful all these years.
Dear Dr. Dendtler, You were very thorough and caring in treating Buddy. You explained clearly how to protect my dog. I have been to many clinics but you are the best. You were very professional and compassionate. Buddy and I are very grateful. Thanks ever so much to you and your staff.
Hi Dr Dendtler, Thank you so very much for fixing my eye. I can see clearly now…I can see all obstacles in my way! Love Vernell R