Pre-register for our December Rabies clinic. This clinic is open to all, from any city or town. Appointment required; register online. Enter your and your pet’s information, then select the package or services you need. The cost is $20/per Rabies, DaPPV or FVRCP vaccination or microchip, $40 for the Feline Leukemia Vaccine (will require a follow up visit for booster).

Sunday, December 17, 2023

All dogs must be ON LEASH and cats IN HARD SIDED CARRIER. Please bring all prior vet records along.

Make your appointment now!

What does my pet need?
Rabies vaccination is required by state law- all cats and dogs should have this vaccine.
FvRCP vaccination is a combination vaccine that protects cats against feline viral rhinotracheitis (feline
herpes), calicivirus, and feline panleukopenia (feline distemper). This is highly
recommended for all cats and especially for any cat that may go outdoors.
FeLV Vaccination They are helpful in preventing infection with Feline Leukemia and, therefore, in
controlling FeLV-related disease. There have been recent pockets of outdoor cats in the
city of Lowell who have tested positive for Feline Leukemia. Recommended for cats who
have access outdoors.
DAPP Vaccination All dogs should have this vaccine to prevent against contracting a common fatal virus.
Microchip The quickest and easiest way to return your pet home if ever lost and brought to a vet, shelter
or animal control facility

What is Rabies?
Rabies is a fatal but preventable viral disease. It can spread to people and pets if they are bitten or scratched by a rabid animal.

What is FVRCP stand for?
What is (FVR) Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis?
Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, also known as Feline herpesvirus is a common cause of eye and upper respiratory infections in cats.
What is (C) Calicivirus?
Feline calicivirus is a highly contagious virus that causes a mild to severe respiratory infection and oral disease in cats.
What is (P) Panleukopenia?
Feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious viral disease of cats caused by the feline parvovirus, that is often fatal.

What is Feline Leukemia?
Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is one of the most common infectious diseases in cats, affecting between 2 and 3% of all cats in the United States. Infection rates are significantly higher (up to 30%) in cats that are ill or otherwise at high risk (see below). Fortunately, the prevalence of FeLV in cats has decreased significantly in the past 25 years since the development of an effective vaccine and accurate testing procedures.

What does DAPPv Stand For?
The DAPPV vaccine is a core vaccine required for dogs. It protects against distemper, adenovirus, hepatitis, parainfluenza, and parvovirus.
What is (D) Distemper?
Canine distemper is a contagious and serious disease caused by a virus that attacks the respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems of puppies and dogs.
What is (A) Adenovirus?
Adenovirus is the cause of infectious canine hepatitis, historically recognized as a severe and often fatal disease of canids.
What is (P) Parainfluenza?
Canine parainfluenza virus (CPIV) is a highly contagious respiratory virus and is one of the most common pathogens of infectious tracheobronchitis, also known as canine cough. 
What is (P) Parvovirus?
Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect any dog. 

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