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Puppy and Dog Vaccinations

At Downtown Animal Hospital, we strive to help your puppy or dog have long and healthy lives. Immunity plays a key role in this goal. Vaccines are an easy and inexpensive way to protect your pet from conditions that are usually expensive to treat and have serious long-term health effects.

How often should puppies be vaccinated?

Puppies are commonly vaccinated at 8, 12 and 16 weeks of age. Our team will discuss any previous vaccine history with you and get your puppy started on the appropriate vaccine schedule that best suits their needs.

What types of vaccines do you offer for puppies and adult dogs?

We offer vaccinations against diseases such as distemper, parainfluenza, parvovirus, canine hepatitis virus, Lyme disease, leptospirosis, and bordetella. The rabies vaccine is also available at our hospital, which is required by law regardless of your pet’s lifestyle.

During your appointment, your veterinarian will determine which vaccinations are best suited to your pet’s specific needs. We pride ourselves in making sure that all pets are vaccinated appropriately at each visit. Our goal is to assess immunization requirements at each annual exam and provide the needed protection with as few vaccines as possible.

If you have any questions regarding your pet’s vaccine schedule, please give us a call at 613.634.2440.

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Last updated: June 14, 2021

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 25, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE

If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.

4. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 am

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

 

5. NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Downtown Animal Hospital