Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Cat Vaccinations

Vaccinations are your cat’s first line of defence against harmful viruses. Keeping your pet on the core vaccination schedule will help control the spread of these viruses while protecting your cat’s health.

Does my indoor cat need to be vaccinated?


We do recommend vaccinating your indoor cat because certain viruses can be carried in the house on clothing, are airborne or through another pet that has been introduced to the household.

What is FVRCP and core vaccine for cats?


FVRCP is a combination vaccine that covers the following diseases: feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, and panleukopenia. Other core vaccines that may be given to a cat, which is dependent on their history and lifestyle, are rabies and feline leukemia.

How often does my adult cat need vaccination?


Adult cats require an examination annually to ensure they are healthy and are not showing any early signs of disease. Vaccination will be given every 1 – 3 years depending on your cat’s lifestyle and risk level.

Are there any risk associated with vaccines?


Just like people some cats can react to the ingredients in a vaccine. Your veterinarian will let you know what signs and symptoms to watch for and what precautions should be taken if any problems come up. It is common for a cat to be slightly lethargic or have slight pain at the injection site.

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Last updated: July 14, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective June 5, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

3. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday: Closed


NEW PET OWNERS

Have you welcomed a new furry family member to your home? We’d love to meet them! Visit our Must Know New Pet Owner Information page for useful resources and helpful recommendations for new pet owners.

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at PetFocus Veterinary Hospital - Bedford South