Deer Run Animal Hospital

308 E. US Hwy 30
Schererville, IN 46375

(219)864-7180

deerrunanimalhospital.com

 

 

Dog Vaccines, Testing, & Prevention




Distemper Vaccine (DHPP) 

Protects again four diseases: Distemper,Hepatits, Parainfluenza, and Parvovirus. All four can be contagious, make the pet become very ill, and can be potentiallyfatal.

 

Rabies

Rabies is a virus that can be fatal and can bespread to humans.  This vaccine isrequired by law and given by a veterinarian with current annual wellness exam.

 

Leptospirosis (Lepto)

This is a bacterial infection that is mostcommonly found where dogs may encounter any type of standing water orslow-moving water.  It is also contagiousto humans.

 

Bordetella (Kennel Cough)

Bordetella helps reduce the chance of a dogcontracting this contagious air borne virus most commonly found in kennels, dogsparks, etc.

 

Canine Influenza

This extremely infectious disease primarilyinfects the respiratory system, producing coughing, sneezing, fever, and othersymptoms.

 

Lyme Vaccine

Lyme disease is a common tick-transmitteddisease.  Affected dogs may exhibit recurrentlameness due to joint inflammation, as well as lack of appetite &depression.

 

Fecal Testing

This is a screening for intestinal parasiteswhich can be transmitted to other pets or humans.

 

Heartworm/Tick Borne Disease Testing

Heartworm disease is transmitted by mosquitoeswhich can be prevented by monthly prevention. It can be potentially deadly if a dog does have heartworm disease.  This also tests for 3 different type of tickborne diseases Lyme, Ehrlicia, & Anaplasma. These diseases can be transmitted by infected ticks to humans as well.


Wellness Blood Screening

Depending on the age of the pet, we mayrecommend different screening panels that may include Chemistries, CBC,Thyroid, and Urinalysis.

 

Heartworm Prevention

HeartgardPlus is a monthly chewable to help protect against heartworm disease as well asroundworms & hookworms.  We recommendgiving it year round.  It is cheaper toprevent heartworm disease rather than treating this potentially fatal disease.


Flea & Tick Prevention

We carry 2 types of flea & tick preventionfor your convenience.  Nexgard a monthlyoral chewable for fleas & ticks or Vectra a monthly topical for fleas &ticks which also helps repel them along with repelling mosquitoes & bitingflies.

 

We offer wellness plans that provides low monthly payments and can help save money onvaccines, testing, and physical exams!