Are Pet Vaccinations for Cats Important?
At Ambassador Animal Hospital, serving Columbia, SC, and the surrounding areas, we strive to educate our clients on these important topics so that you can provide better pet care to your animals. Keep reading to learn more.
Why Are Vaccinations a Big Deal?
Animal vaccinations are a crucial part of a healthy pet's life. Animals are susceptible to many more diseases and infections than humans are. Animals also get exposed to more germs than we understand how to avoid germs and disinfect them, but animals do not.
Having your animals properly vaccinated helps increase your own animal's health, lengthens its life span, and helps to contribute to the health of all animals in your community.
Are Vaccines Safe?
The vaccines that will be recommended by your veterinarian have been used for years and are considered safe. If you have any questions about the vaccines that are suggested, you can always talk to the vet at our animal hospital. We will be happy to answer all of your questions.
Other Pet Care Concerns
In addition to getting your pet properly vaccinated, there are other pet care concerns you should also keep in mind. Your pet will need to have an annual checkup with the vet. During these yearly exams, our vet will examine your animals to make sure they are in good health, their vaccines are up to date, and to make sure there are no abnormalities or problems.
In addition to annual health checkups, you will also want to make sure that your pet has the proper type of flea and tick prevention in place. Proper flea and tick prevention is a very important part of your animal's long-term health. There are many diseases and infections that can be passed to your animal from parasites such as fleas and ticks. There are many types of prevention available. Talk with our vet about which one is right for your pet.
To learn more about our services, contact us at Ambassador Animal Hospital, serving Columbia, SC, and the surrounding areas. We will be happy to assist you. Call us today at 803-787-3840.