A Progressive Approach

Vaccines are a vital part of keeping your pet healthy. This is especially true for puppies and kittens or for pets with an unknown vaccination history.

At dtlavets, we believe each pet is unique – we do not have a one-size-fits-all vaccination program. We tailor your pet’s vaccination needs to meet his/her lifestyle. As an alternative to vaccination, we also encourage annual vaccination blood titres. A vaccination blood titre is a blood test that measures the amount of antibody in circulation that protects against specific diseases. Regardless of the date of their last vaccine, if your pet has adequate levels of antibody, then there is usually no need to vaccinate against that particular disease. Vaccination blood titres are an excellent way to keep your pet healthy while using vaccination responsibly.

The standard canine vaccines include:

  • Distemper
  • Hepatitis/Adenovirus
  • Parainfluenza
  • Parvo
  • Leptospira
  • Bordetella
  • Rabies

The Rattlesnake vaccine is available for dogs who live near the foothills, or who enjoy hiking especially during the warm summer months.

The standard feline vaccines include:

  • Rhinotracheitis
  • Calicivrus
  • Panleukopenia
  • Feline Leukemia
  • Rabies

Remember, not all pets need all vaccinations. Schedule a consultation with one of our doctors to discuss what vaccinations are right for your pet.