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Vaccinations Dog

Rabies

  • A fatal virus that is transmitted via saliva or bites from an infected animal. The disease is transmissible to humans. The virus travels to the central nervous system (CNS) and causes erratic behaviour (biting, excitability, aggression, inability to swallow, hyper salvation and fever).
  • Diagnosis is by identification from brain tissue. Local public health must be notified.
  • There is no treatment available for rabies.
  • This fatal disease can be easily prevented via vaccination. We give the vaccine at 4 months of age, followed again at 16 months of age with a 3 year rabies vaccine.

Canine Distemper

  • A fatal virus that is transmitted through the air from infected dogs and wildlife. The virus infects the lymph nodes and central nervous system (CNS).
  • Treatment is only available to control the seizures. Vaccination is the key to prevention of this fatal disease.
  • Vaccines are given at 8, 12, and 16 weeks of age, then given annually. After 2 years of age, the vaccine may be given every THIRD year.

Parvovirus

  • A potentially fatal virus that is transmitted via ingestion of infected feces. The parvovirus attaches the gastrointestinal tract causing vomiting and diarrhea.
  • Hospitalization, intravenous fluids and intensive medical therapy is required to treat infected pets.
  • Vaccination has been extremely effective at drastically reducing disease incidence.
  • Vaccines are given at 8, 12, and 16 weeks of age, then given annually. After 2 years of age, the vaccine may be given every THIRD year.

Infectious Canine Hepatitis

  • Viral disease caused by a virus that is shed via infected saliva or feces from infected dogs. This disease affects the liver and can be fatal.
  • Hospitalization, intravenous fluids and intensive medical therapy is required to treat infected pets.
  • Vaccination has been extremely effective at drastically reducing disease incidence.
  • Vaccines are given at 8, 12, and 16 weeks of age, then given annually. After 2 years of age, the vaccine may be given every THIRD year.

Bordetella

  • Bordetella (Kennel Cough) vaccine are highty recommended in the Prince George Area.  It is an airborne virus that is highly contagious and is throughout Prince George. Symptoms include coughing and wheezing and may lead to serious pneumonia. Bordetella can be zoonotic ( transmissable to humans), especially the young, very old and immune compromised.

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OSPIKA ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed