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We strive to offer the safest protocols for your pets. In accordance with recent changing recommendations, we have lengthened many vaccination intervals from annually to every three years. With your input, we will tailor an individual vaccination protocol for your cat.
|Interval||3-4 wks.||3-4 wks.|
|Age at First Dose||12 wks.||8 wks.||9 wks.|
|Age at Last Dose||13-16 wks.||13-16 wks.|
|One Year Booster||~15 mos. old||~15 mos. old||~15 mos. old|
|Subsequent Adult Interval||Every 3 yr.||Every 3 yr.||Every 3 yrs. if at risk|
Optional (Non-core) Vaccines
Administration of these vaccines is based on individual patient risk.
Feline Leukemia Virus (FELV)
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)
Feline Infectious Peritonitis
To summarize: FIV, FIP, Giardia, Chlamydia and Bordetella vaccines not routinely recommended for companion felines.
Though reactions are rare, we like to educate every owner about possible complications. If you notice anything abnormal following vaccination of your cat, please call immediately. Vaccine reactions can be as mild as lethargy or as severe as facial swelling, hives or signs of shock.