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7039 FM 1464 Suite #240
Richmond, TX 77407
Phone: 281-265-0009
Fax: 844-649-1432

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Pet Vaccinations in Richmond, TX

Vaccines are the foundation for a long and healthy life for your pet. A quick visit to our animal hospital in Richmond is all it takes to protect your furry friend from several dangerous communicable diseases. Make an appointment with our veterinarian, Dr. Paul Fidelis, and we’ll recommend the right pet vaccinations in Richmond for your dog or cat.

pet vaccinations at a pet clinic in richmond, tx

The Importance of Pet Vaccinations

In the last century, since pet vaccinations became widespread, millions of animals have been protected from rabies, distemper, bordetella, and other perilous diseases. Puppies and kittens need smaller doses more frequently to prime their immune system against bacteria and viruses that can be so detrimental to their health. Then, once they reach one-year-old, dogs and cats simply need yearly boosters.

Core vs. Non-Core Pet Vaccinations

Vaccinations are classified into the core and non-core categories. Core vaccinations are absolutely necessary for all pets. Non-core vaccinations are optional and only administered if the animal is at risk of catching the disease. Dr. Fidelis will advise you on what non-core vaccines your pet may need.

Core Dog Shots

Visit our veterinarian in Richmond TX for these core dog shots:

  • Rabies: This vaccine is required by law to protect your pet against rabies. Booster shots every one to three years keeps your animal continually protected.
  • Canine Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, and Parvovirus (DHPP): A single vaccine, often simply called the “distemper shot,” can protect your dog from these four dangerous diseases.

Non-Core Dog Shots

Our veterinarian may recommend the following non-core dog shots if your pet spends a lot of time outdoors or with other dogs:

  • Leptospirosis (sometimes included with the distemper shot, making it DHLPP)
  • Bordetella (kennel cough)
  • Lyme disease (a bacterial infection carried by ticks)
  • Canine influenza (a highly contagious upper respiratory disease)
  • Coronavirus (an intestinal disease more prevalent in the southern US)

Core Cat Shots

These cat shots are necessary for all felines:

  • Rabies: Even if your cat always stays indoors, the law requires you to vaccinate your pet against rabies.
  • Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, and Panleukopenia (FVRCP): Commonly called the “distemper shot,” this vaccination protects your cat against three dangerous communicable diseases.

Non-Core Cat Shots

Our vet in Richmond may recommend these non-core cat shots if your furry friend spends a lot of time outside or around other cats:

  • Chlamydia (sometimes included with the distemper shot, making it FVRCP-C)
  • Feline leukemia, or FeLV (a viral infection transmitted through close contact)
  • Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, or FIV (recommended for cats that go outdoors)
  • Feline Infectious Peritonitis, or FIP (a viral infection common in catteries and feral cat colonies)
  • Bordetella (often contracted at boarding kennels and groomers)

Visit Our Pet Vaccine Clinic in Richmond

We are committed to keeping pets healthy and preventing debilitating diseases. Join us in our commitment—visit our pet vaccine clinic in Richmond and get your pet up-to-date on all their necessary vaccines. Contact us online or call 281-265-0009 today to schedule an appointment with our veterinarian in Richmond TX.

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At Kindred Care Pet Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

HOLIDAY HOURS

Wednesday 11/21/2018: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Thursday, 11/22/2018 CLOSED

Friday 11/23/2018 CLOSED

We will resume our regular schedule on Saturday, 11/24/2018 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

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Services We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide. Make An Appointment We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule. Call to schedule an appointment today! Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

Testimonial

Dr. Fidelis is an amazing Vet. that has cared for all my dogs! He is knowledgeable in all aspects of canine care.

              -Shelly B/ Bangkok

I highly recommend bringing your beloved 4 legged kids to Dr. Fidelis! He helped save the life of our precious dog Lemon and continues to provide the best care for her. He also sees our 3 cats. Dr. Fidelis genuinely cares for all the pets he comes in contact with. We are so grateful for his kind spirit and determination to provide only the best care for our pets. I will never take my kids anywhere else! - Chrissy M / Katy, TX

Office Hours

DayMorning
Monday9am - 6pm
Tuesday9am - 6pm
Wednesday9am - 6pm
Thursday9am - 6pm
Friday9am - 6pm
Saturday9am - 2pm
SundayClosed

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7039 FM 1464 Rd, Suite 240
Richmond, TX 77407
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