Since they were implemented by veterinary hospitals decades ago as part of every animal’s wellness routine, vaccines have saved the lives of millions of pets. Maintaining your pet’s vaccinations is crucial to its health and vitality.
Vaccinations can reduce the severity of future diseases or prevent them entirely.
Vaccines were created to protect pets from untimely death. No matter if your pet is largely confined to the home or is outside on a continual basis, all animals are at risk of infectious disease. These infectious agents are always present in the environment and may cause great harm to your pet if it does not receive vaccinations on a recurrent basis. To ensure that your pet enjoys a long and healthy life, veterinarians highly recommend regularly scheduled vaccinations.
Vaccinations prevent the spread of disease between animals.
Pet ownership entails a responsibility not only to your pet’s health, but also to other animals with which it may interact. If you neglect your pet’s vaccinations, you increase its risk of contracting disease and transmitting them to someone else’s pet.
Vaccinations give pet owners peace of mind.
Pets are not as easily able to communicate when they are sick as humans. By the time a disease has manifested visible symptoms that owners may notice, it can be too late for treatment. However, keeping up with your pet’s vaccination schedule is a highly effective way to ensure its health. To prevent your pet from suffering from an undetected disease, make regular appointments with your veterinarian for its vaccinations.
ABC Veterinary Hospitals provide an extensive range of pet wellness services to patients living in the greater San Diego area. To learn more about our treatment options, including spaying, neutering and pet surgery, please call (858) 278-1825.