and Play Pet Resort must be in possession of your pet’s vaccination
to your check in date. Your veterinarian can simply fax evidence of
vaccinations to us at 941.776.8589. Bordetella (kennel cough) can be
either a 6 month or 12 month vaccine so it’s important to check the due
date for this “live virus” vaccine. There are two methods in which to
administer Bordetella vaccines. Intra-nasal or injection. Being a live
virus vaccine, there are a couple of things to keep in mind:
Intra-nasal Bordetella vaccines takes effect in 72 hours, injected
Bordetella vaccines takes effect in 7-10 days. Some dogs may actually
contract the virus via the vaccine and can take up to 21 days after the
vaccination was administered.
and Play Pet Resort
accepts blood titers for most canine diseases. All blood titer reports
must be within a 12 month date of your scheduled reservation.
and Play Pet Resort works closely with most of the finest Veterinarians
in our area. We can gladly recommend one for you.
How often should I vaccinate my pet?
Vaccinations depend on the age of the pet, your dog should be
vaccinated against viral infection from Distemper and Parvo virus
four times in the first year of your dog’s life and have an initial
vaccination against rabies when your dog is 16 weeks old. Your dog
will receive another rabies vaccination during his or her annual
exam and once every three years thereafter. Distemper and Parvo
Virus vaccinations are given every other year following the initial
are vaccinated against Feline Leukemia and Distemper four times in
the first year of their lives and rabies at 16 weeks of age. Your
cat will receive another rabies vaccination during his or her annual
exam and once per year thereafter. Feline Leukemia vaccinations and
Distemper vaccinations are given every other year following the
initial vaccination period.
Why do I have to give my pet Heartworm prevention?
Heartworm disease is deadly that is spread by mosquitoes, however,
it is very simple to prevent heartworm disease by giving your pet
medication once per month.