What's new for your pet:
Vaccinations: Adult cats and dogs that have received vaccines yearly may start a 3-year vaccine schedule. Yearly check-ups are essential to keep your pets healthly.
Microchip: An affordable, reliable method of permanent identification for your pet. A one time fee to insert this microchip, will give a lifetime of security that your pet will not end its life at an SPCA.
Heartworm: Heartworm disease is transmitted by mosquitoes, and is common in the country and throughout the USA. If you travel off the Island of Montreal with your dog or cat, you should be concerned about heartworm disease.
Rabies: All pets that go outdoors must be vaccinated against this deadly disease. Foxes, raccoons, skunks and bats are the main reservoirs of this disease.
Leptospirosis: A recent re-emergence of this zoonotic disease has occurred. A new vaccine is now available to protect your dog.
Lyme Disease: The eastern seaboard of the USA is endemic with Lyme disease. The deer tick is the vector for transmitting the infection to you or your pet. Vaccination is available for your dog.
Kennel Cough: A vaccine to prevent "kennel cough" in dogs is available. If your dog is going into a boarding kennel, you might wish to be vaccinate against this infection.
Fleas: A number of great new products are available to treat and prevent fleas.