Vaccination Guidelines and Disease Prevention

Preparing a pet vaccination, or shot

Vaccines Protect Your Pet from Preventable Disease At Sardis Animal Hospital, we understand that vaccines protect most pets from serious diseases. However, we don’t believe in giving pets vaccines they don’t need. Our vaccine protocols are based on the recommendations published by the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Canadian Veterinary…

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What is Canine Parvovirus?

Puppies are especially prone to Canine Parvovirus

Canine Parvovirus Canine Parvovirus has been in the news lately, a result of a cluster of cases seen in Chilliwack. Parvo (for short) is a viral infection of dogs that causes vomiting, diarrhea, intestinal bleeding, dehydration, electrolyte loss and immune suppression. Without proper treatment many dogs go on to die. Puppies between the ages of…

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