Vaccinate Your Pets

Importance of Vaccinating Your Pets

If you are planning to adopt a pet, the first thing that you should do is schedule an appointment for vaccines. Regardless of the pet's age, if he is due for a vaccine, it is essential that he gets them.

What Are Vaccines For?

Pet vaccines protect the health of your pet. When your pet is vaccinated against common diseases, you can be sure that he will live a long and healthy life.

When to Vaccinate Your Pet

If you get your pet as a newborn, vaccines are essential. Newborn pets don't have strong immune systems, and therefore, they need vaccines to remain healthy. After your pet's first vaccines, the doctor at your veterinary clinic will schedule the necessary booster shots. There are some vaccines that require boosters every year. Other vaccines can be scheduled as needed.

Why Is It Important To Vaccinate Your Cat Or Dog At Different Stages Of Life?

It is essential to vaccinate your pet in various states of life because your pet's health and immune system will change. Your pet will need vaccinations when they are babies because they will be more vulnerable to diseases and infections. When your pet enters the senior years of his life, he will begin to lose his natural immunity against diseases. If he is going to be healthy throughout his life, he will need regular vaccinations.

What Vaccines Are Offered at Firestone Animal Hospital?

We offer a variety of vaccines to ensure your pet's health. If you have a dog, we offer the following:

  • Parvo
  • Corona
  • Rabies
  • Bordetella
  • Distemper
  • If you have a cat, we offer:
  • FVRCP-C
  • FIP
  • Leukemia
  • Rabies
  • Distemper

How Can a Veterinarian Help Guide You In Choosing Vaccines? 

The doctors at our veterinary clinic in Downey will create a vaccine plan for your pet based on his age and his previous vaccine history. If you have questions or concerns regarding your pet's vaccine schedule, give us a call at (562) 928-1341.

When you first bring your pet home, remember to schedule an appointment with Firestone Animal Hospital in Downey. Our vets will examine your pet to be sure that he is healthy. We will also create a vaccine schedule to ensure the long-lasting health of your pet.

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7539 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241, United States

Firestone Office Hours

Monday

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Tuesday

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Thursday

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Friday

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Saturday

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday

Emergency Services & Urgent care available by appointment after-hours and Sundays

Firestone Office Hours

Monday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday
Emergency Services & Urgent care available by appointment after-hours and Sundays

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