Monthly Archives: September 2017

Happy Saturday! Now this is more important!

When I published this a few weeks ago, we all thought the cooler weather was here to stay!  I put out my pumpkins and fall decorations and broke out the sweatshirts.  Then it got very very hot!!!  But now we have the cooler weather back, and I thought this was a good repeat now that […]

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World Rabies Day

Today is World Rabies Day.  This day was started back in 2007 to help raise awareness about the importance of Rabies vaccinations for your pets.  Let’s give some fun facts about Rabies. Rabies is 100% preventable Rabies is one of the oldest diseases known to man The CDC (center for disease control) tracks Rabies around […]

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National Deaf Dog Awareness week

September 24-30 is National Deaf Dog Awareness Week. Let’s give you a few fun facts on this very important issue in your dog. Deaf dogs can still bark! The most common breeds to be susceptible to deafness are:  australian shepherds, boston terriers, boxers, dalmatians, german shepherds, and cocker spaniels, maltese, and small breed poodles. You […]

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Vacation Reminder!

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Happy Fall

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So what about feline vaccines

Since we covered information about canine vaccinations, today we will discuss a bit about feline vaccinations at VIP Animal Care. Rabies Again rabies is required by the state of Indiana for your feline. Dr. Flanders prefers a 1 year rabies vaccine so he can examine your pet each year. Many of our feline pet owners […]

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A bit of information about vaccinations

So yesterday I gave your some insight into how we chose the company we purchase our vaccinations from and why we changed to this company, now let’s discuss in more detail the vaccinations we recommend for your pet and why. Rabies:   The state of Indiana requires your pet to have Rabies inoculation.   We […]

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Vaccine health

Dr. Flanders made the decision about 5 years ago to use a smaller dosage vaccine for canines marketed by Elanco.  Prior to this decision, our 4 in 1 distemper combo vaccine consisted of 1 mL of product.  I know for most of you this is “talking Greek” but stay with me for a moment.  The […]

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A second reminder of vacation coming up for Dr. Flanders

Just another friendly reminder about Dr. Flandres upcoming vacation Just an early heads up that Dr. Flanders will be on vacation the first full week of October.   October 4-8, 2017 He will have a relief veterinarian filling in on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. There will be no Walk-ins that week and appointments will be […]

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Dr. Flanders will be on vacation in October

Just an early heads up that Dr. Flanders will be on vacation the first full week of October.   October 4-8, 2017 He will have a relief veterinarian filling in on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. There will be no Walk-ins that week and appointments will be limited, so if possible plan your wellness exams before […]

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