Pet Vaccines: What You Need to Know
Vaccines are divided into two basic groups: Core Vaccinations and Non-Core Vaccinations. Core vaccinations are recommended for every pet, regardless of their lifestyle. Non-core vaccinations are recommended based on your pet's lifestyle and potential for exposure to certain diseases.
For example, if your dog spends time in areas where ticks and rattlesnakes are prevalent, Lyme Disease and Rattlesnake Vaccines are strongly recommended. It’s much easier (and usually much less expensive) to prevent or lessen the severity of lifestyle diseases than it is to diagnose and treat them.
Your pet's care team will take the time to understand your dog or cat's unique needs and recommend the best vaccines to keep them healthy and happy.