When can my puppy go outside?

You adopt a new puppy and bring him in for his first puppy shots. He receives a clean bill of health and his first vaccine. At the end of the visit, the doctor tells you not to take your puppy on walks or to the dog park until he is fully vaccinated. But, what does that mean? A puppy’s (or …

What Vaccinations Should My Pet Get?

With so many vaccines available for different diseases, it is common to wonder which vaccines are actually necessary for your pet. In the veterinary world, we classify vaccines as core or non-core. As it implies, core vaccines are those that are recommended for all dogs or cats. Core vaccines provide protection against serious diseases that are widespread and can easily …