A vaccination plan provides your kitten or cat with a lifetime of protection against diseases.
Congratulations on your new kitten! Vaccination is one of the first preventative steps you’ll take to ensure they’re protected against a range of diseases. We’ll develop a vaccination plan that includes core vaccines as well as recommend some non-core vaccines based on your kitten’s lifestyle or environment.
Core vaccines are essential to your kitten or cat’s health. The first dosages your kitten receives in their first few years of life provide the building blocks for a lifetime of vaccines. They’ll continue to receive booster vaccines throughout their adulthood to maintain their immunity. For example, rabies is a mandatory core vaccine that’s mandated by the Ontario government. Non-core vaccines are only recommended based on your kitten or cat’s susceptibility to certain diseases. To learn more about core and non-core vaccines, please contact us at 613-247-0013.
Schedule your kitten for their first veterinary exam as soon as possible. During this appointment, we discuss and create a vaccination plan. Until your kitten has received a series of vaccines, they are susceptible to many serious but preventable diseases. Most vaccination plans include your kitten receiving their first dosages at 6-8 weeks old. Subsequently, they receive vaccinations every 3-4 weeks up until they’re 16 weeks old. After that, they receive boosters every 1-3 years, depending on the vaccination. We will vaccinate your new kitten against:
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