Just as with people there are many terrible diseases in pets that can be prevented or the effects diminished with proper vaccination. There are many reasons to vaccinate your pet.

  • Vaccines prevent illness in your pet

  • Vaccines can help prevent the spread of disease between animals and even between pets and people

  • Vaccines can prevent the costly treatment of disease and illness

  • Boarding facilities, and even local ordinances, mandate certain vaccinations


There are some risks involved with vaccinations. The mild immune response intended to protect the pet from the disease can cause problems in very rare cases. That being said experts agree that vaccines have saved the lives of millions of pets.