Minnesota Veterinary Hospital Blog
Our pets are with us for such a short time that it only makes sense to do everything we can to keep them happy, healthy, and comfortable. This includes staying current with their vaccination schedule. Immunizations protect your pet from developing disabling or even fatal diseases. Because the anti-vaccine movement now includes pets, a lot of misinformation about the necessity and safety of routine vaccinations persist.
At Minnesota Veterinary Hospital, we offer both core and non-core vaccinations for cats and vaccinations for dogs. Core vaccines are those that are essential to prevent highly contagious or deadly diseases. In some cases, such as the rabies vaccine, they are required by law. Non-core vaccines provide protection against illnesses and conditions your pet may pick up due to her day-to-day lifestyle and the risk factors it poses for her. We make recommendations on non-core vaccines according to the age, breed, overall health, and other characteristics unique to your pet.
For most of us, caring for our teeth and gums has been a part of our daily routine for as long as we can remember. Just like it is for you, oral health care is important for pets -- regular, professional care from veterinarians and home care from pet owners to keep plaque removed.
Daily brushing and feeding special treats or pet foods, such as Hill's Prescription Diet t/d, can help.
I just got a valuable coupon for FRONTLINE Plus flea and tick killer and want you to save, too. Get your coupon here: http://www.completekiller.com/killer-savings/