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Pet Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention

Our East Kootenay vet team can prevent a wide range of serious disorders and diseases with routine vaccinations and parasite prevention to protect your dog or cat.

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Protection & Prevention

At Cranbrook Veterinary Hospital, we focus on preventive care to keep common disorders and diseases from becoming issues in the first place.

Vaccinations and parasite prevention treatments form the core of your pet's routine healthcare alongside regular routine exams.

Your pet's best chance for a long, healthy and happy life is through preventative care. Our team will work alongside you to craft customized treatment plans for your dog or cat, tailoring our treatments to their unique needs. 

Vaccinations & Parasite Prevention Services, East Kootenay

Vaccination & Reproductive Surgery Schedule

When it comes to preventing serious diseases in your dog or cat, vaccinations are key.

Kitten Vaccinations

Kittens need the following vaccinations over the course of their first year to protect them from a host of serious diseases. 

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • Chlamydia, Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia
  • 10 to 12 weeks
    • Booster: Chlamydia, Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia
    • Feline Leukemia
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: Chlamydia, Rhinotracheitis, Calcivirus, Panleukopenia
    • Feline Leukemia 2
  • 5 to 6 months

    While not vaccinations, neutering, spaying and microchipping procedures all help to protect your cat from a diverse array of health issues throughout their whole life. 

    • Neuter (males)
    • Spay (females)
    • Possible microchip

Puppy Vaccinations

Over the course of their first year, puppies need the following vaccinations to protect them from a host of serious diseases. 

  • 6 to 8 weeks
    • DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
  • 10 to 12 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Bordetella (Optional)
  • 14 to 16 Weeks
    • Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Booster: Bordetella (Optional)
    • Rabies
    • Spay (female)
    • Neuter (male)
  • 12 to 16 Months
    • Final Booster: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus)
    • Final Booster: Leptospirosis (Optional)
    • Final Booster: Bordetella (Optional)
    • Rabies

Parasite Prevention

If parasites are left untreated, they can threaten your cat or dogs health, or even life. Our parasite prevention products can help treat your cat or dog against the following common parasites:

Fleas

Fleas are external parasites that feed on blood from mammals and birds.

Ticks

These external parasites feed on blood from mammals.

Ear Mites

Ear mites are tiny and very contagious. They live in the ear canals of mammals.

Heartworm

This parasite is thread-like and spread through mosquito bites. 

Hookworm

This roundworm lives in digestive systems and feeds on their host's blood.

Roundworm

This parasite lives in its host's intestine and feeds on its contents.

Tapeworm

These parasites are flat and hook-like. They reside in your pet's intestines.

Whipworm

This whip-looking roundworm's name comes from its appearance.

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New patients welcome at Cranbrook Veterinary Hospital. Contact us today to book your first appointment.

(250) 426-8517