At PetSmart, vaccines are administered by trained and licensed veterinarians or veterinary technicians. These professionals have the necessary education and experience to safely administer vaccines to pets and ensure that they receive the appropriate protection against disease.
What vaccines does PetSmart offer?
PetSmart offers a variety of vaccines to protect pets against common diseases. These include:
- Canine vaccines: Distemper, parvovirus, rabies, bordetella, and Lyme disease
- Feline vaccines: Feline distemper, feline leukemia, and rabies
- Other vaccines: Rabbit and ferret vaccines are also available at select PetSmart locations
When should pets receive vaccines?
The timing of vaccines will depend on the individual pet’s age, health status, and lifestyle. For puppies and kittens, a series of vaccines are typically given at regular intervals until they reach a certain age. Adult dogs and cats may require booster shots to maintain their immunity. It is important to consult with a veterinarian to determine the appropriate schedule for your pet’s vaccines.
Where can vaccines be administered at PetSmart?
Vaccines can be administered at PetSmart’s in-store veterinary clinics. These clinics are located within select PetSmart stores and provide a range of veterinary services, including vaccinations. To find a clinic near you, you can use PetSmart’s store locator on their website.
Why are vaccines important for pets?
Vaccines are important for pets because they help protect them against serious and potentially fatal diseases. By administering vaccines, pets are able to build immunity to these diseases, reducing the likelihood of them becoming ill and reducing the spread of disease to other pets. Vaccines also help to keep pets healthy and happy, allowing them to live longer, healthier lives.
How can I schedule a vaccine appointment at PetSmart?
To schedule a vaccine appointment at PetSmart, you can call the in-store veterinary clinic directly or visit PetSmart’s website to schedule online. It is recommended to call ahead to check for availability and to ensure that the clinic offers the specific vaccine your pet needs. Additionally, it is always best to consult with your pet’s regular veterinarian to ensure that the vaccines are appropriate for your pet’s health status and lifestyle.