Vaccines

Vaccines Part III: The “Distemper” Shot

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In our previous post, we delved into rabies vaccination and discussed why it is the single most important vaccine to administer to your pet. Now, we will go into further detail about the other core vaccination that is recommended for your dog. Although it is more commonly known as just the distemper shot, this vaccination […]

Vaccines

Vaccines Part II – Rabies

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Rabies is a particularly concerning disease because it is not only dangerous to animals, but to humans as well. In the developed world, human deaths from rabies are relatively rare, with only twenty three reported cases in the United States over the past decade. But it does happen and earlier this year a six year […]

Vaccines

Vaccines Part I – General 411

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Vaccination is a hot topic in the human medicine world. Some people are uneasy with or downright opposed to having themselves or their children vaccinated. In the veterinary medicine world, though, most pet owners get their animals vaccinated without a second thought. When it comes to pets, it can be daunting to comprehend which vaccines […]