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The importance of staying up-to-date with Pet Vaccinations

The importance of staying up-to-date with Pet Vaccinations

As a baby, you would have received several vaccines. And even now, as an adult, you may still be required to take some. Vaccinations help boost your immunity to fight off disease-causing organisms. How vaccines work in humans is no different from pets. Vaccinations are a fundamental part of your pet’s overall health, regardless of age or breed. At All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital in Costa Mesa, California, we offer numerous pet vaccines to ensure your furry friend lives a healthy, happy life for years to come. Pet vaccination basics When vaccines are introduced into your pet’s body, they … Continue reading

Which vaccines does my dog really need and why?

Vaccine for Dogs Near Me Costa Mesa CA Area

If you live in the Costa Mesa, California area and have been searching for “dog vaccines near me,” you will find that and more at All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital. Keeping your pet healthy and disease-free through preventive care is the foundation of our veterinary practice. We offer both the core vaccines recommended for every dog and other vaccines that may be important for your dog’s health depending on certain lifestyle factors. We are always happy to talk through any questions or concerns you have about your dog’s recommended vaccine schedule. Core vaccines The “core vaccines” are the vaccines … Continue reading

How Failing to Vaccinate Can Affect Your Dog’s Long-Term Health and What Could Happen When Missed

Vaccinations for Your Pet in Costa Mesa Ca Area

We can all become absent-minded at times. At times, we have all missed paying a bill on time or missed an appointment because we forgot. Many pet owners can add having their pets vaccinated to that list. Some pet owners view being late on vaccinations as entirely acceptable and think their pet will be fine if they are brought in some time down the line. In reality, the situation is more urgent than these pet owners realize. Dr. Rand Spongberg and the team at All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital offer vaccinations for your pet in Costa Mesa, CA. Failing … Continue reading

Sensible vaccination schedule for pets benefits owners in Costa Mesa

Vaccination Schedule for Pets in Costa Mesa area

Inoculations prevent many diseases with the potential to cause your pet a great deal of misery. A responsible vaccination schedule for your cat or dog also has big benefits for you. With years of experience caring for pets in the Costa Mesa area, Dr. Rand Spongberg shares this helpful information. How vaccines protect pets A cat or dog’s immune system is designed to recognized foreign invaders – usually viruses or bacteria – that could be a threat to health or life. Lymphocytes (immune cells) produce protein molecules called antibodies to combat the antigen (invader). A healthy pet produces countless antibodies … Continue reading

Veterinarian in Costa Mesa explains vaccination myths and the importance of vaccinations for your pet

The doctor is going to vaccine to a puppy

You love your pets. You want them to live long, healthy lives. While high-quality medical treatment is important for sick pets, prevention is also a crucial form of medicine. Immunizations provide protection from dangerous, contagious diseases. Dr. Rand Spongberg and All Creatures Care Cottage in Costa Mesa, CA offers vaccinations for your pet. Diseases like rabies can be spread from wild animals to your pet and are transferable to humans. Vaccinations protect you, your pet, and other animals with which your pet may come into contact. Vaccines help prevent illnesses that may affect pets. Getting your pet vaccinated is a … Continue reading

The importance of vaccines for animal in the Costa Mesa, CA area

Vaccines Animals

Pet owners often ask about the importance of vaccines for cats and dogs. Vaccinations are recommended at specific intervals in pets’ lives to protect them from diseases and illnesses that are completely preventable. What should I vaccinate my dog for? Bordetella bronchiseptica Rabies Canine distemper Canine parainfluenza Canine infectious hepatitis Canine parvovirus What should I vaccinate my cat for? Feline viral rhinotracheitis Feline calicivirus Feline panleukopenia At All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital, we want to ensure pets are safe and healthy. When people obtain a pet at the shelter, we encourage them to ask about medical history and to … Continue reading

Veterinary hospital gives Costa Mesa new pet owners a great place for their animal vaccines

Costa Mesa new pet owners a great place for their animal vaccines

Congratulations on your new pet! You have signed up for years of love, affection, and fun from your furry friend. You also have the responsibility to keep that new pet healthy. All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital (serving the Costa Mesa and Irvine areas) is here for you. We have been in operation for over thirty years and our highly-trained staff know what it’s like to care for a pet, we’re all pet owners! We will help you learn how to care for your pet. One of the most important things is animal vaccines. Vaccines: Vaccines help your pet fight … Continue reading

Costa Mesa area veterinarian offers animal vaccine services

veterinarian offers animal vaccine services

Dr. Rand Spongberg and the team of All Creatures Care Cottage Veterinary Hospital encourage pet parents to fully understand the importance of vaccinating their pets. Many illnesses that can affect your pet are preventable with the use of vaccinations. Animal vaccines are essential and are available at our Costa Mesa practice. How vaccines work Many pet parents ask about vaccines and how they work. Vaccines prepare the body and its immune system for fighting off diseases with antigens. Introducing these antigens into the body stimulates the immune system – causing the body to recognize the disease. If the animal encounters … Continue reading

The importance of pet vaccinations for Irvine area dogs and cats

Dr. Rand Spongberg provides pet vaccinations for Irvine area dogs and cats

Dr. Rand Spongberg and the team of All Creatures Care Cottage in the Irvine area are dedicated to helping pet parents extend the lives of their furry family members. Dogs and cats can face a number of health issues throughout their lives, though preventative care with pet vaccinations can protect them from many diseases and conditions. What are vaccinations? Vaccinations are injectable medications that are administered by a veterinarian to ensure protection against certain medical conditions. They greatly lessen a pet’s chance of contracting health issues such as rabies, Lyme disease, distemper, and kennel cough. Just like children are vaccinated … Continue reading

The importance of pet vaccinations in Costa Mesa

importance of pet vaccinations Dr. Rand Spongberg, BSc, BVMS

Pet vaccination is very important for Costa Mesa area animals. The team of All Creatures Care Cottage encourages pet owners to learn about the essential vaccinations that can extend their pet’s lifespan. Vaccinations Available Types of vaccinations for dogs and cats: Rabies Parvo Hepatitis Distemper Adenovirus Kennel cough Leptospirosis Feline leukemia Calici Herpes What Vaccinations Does My Pet Need? At All Creatures Care Cottage, our professionals work closely with pet owners to determine which vaccinations are required for optimum health. While some vaccines are considered essential, or “core” vaccinations for diseases that are a high risk for pets, others may … Continue reading