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Bear Creek Veterinary Hospital

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9317 Thornton Road
Stockton, CA 95209
Phone: 209-951-8911
Fax: 844-951-8911

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Pet Vaccinations in Stockton, CA.

Call Bear Creek Veterinary Hospital today to schedule an appointment: 209-951-8911

The most important step in giving your pet a happy, healthy life is make sure they are properly vaccinated. At Bear Creek Veterinary Hospital, we will make sure your pet has all the required vaccinations.  Schedule an appointment with us today. 

How Vaccinations Work

The immunizations contain a substance that stimulates the pet’s immune system to build antibodies against targeted infections. As their immunity builds, the dog or cat should be able to resist the diseases if and when they come into contact with them. Once they’ve achieved full immunity it’s then a matter of reinforcement with annual vaccinations.

My Pet Never Goes Outside

Some pet owners question whether their pet needs to be vaccinated if he or she never goes outside. The answer is yes! Some of these life-threatening infections are airborne and can even come in through an open window, or the pet could escape outside and be exposed. The bottom line is this: pets need to be vaccinated to be protected.

Puppies and Kittens

Pet vaccination needs to start at an early age. For the first 6 to 8 weeks of age, puppies and kittens are protected by their mothers’ immunity, but after weaning, they are then very vulnerable to being struck by one of these dreaded diseases. This is the time our vet urges you to begin the schedule of core vaccinations for your pet. We administer their vaccines more frequently than older pets and right up to 16-20 weeks old.

Core vs. Non-core

Vaccinations are classified into two categories with core vaccinations being those absolutely necessary to prevent truly virulent diseases from attacking your pet. Non-core vaccinations are optional; however, your vet may recommend them if you and your dog engage in outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, frequenting dog parks, and for cats, spending time outdoors.

Core Vaccinations

For dogs, the core vaccinations include:

  •     Rabies
  •     Parvovirus
  •     Canine Distemper
  •     Canine Hepatitis

For cats, they are:

  •     Rabies
  •     Feline Panleukopenia (distemper)
  •     Feline Herpes Virus and Calicivirus (respiratory infections)

Non-Core Vaccinations

For dogs:

  •     Lyme Disease
  •     Infectious Bronchitis
  •     Bacterial Blood Infections

For cats:

  •     Feline Chlamydophila
  •     Feline Infectious Peritonitis (an intestinal disease)
  •     Feline Leukemia
  •     Ringworm

Find out even more about pet vaccinations by contacting us and talking with our veterinarian. Call us today! 209-951-8911

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I absolutely cannot say enough good about this place and Dr. Singh. He COMPLETELY restored my faith in vets, and has gone above and WAY beyond what any other veterinarian I have ever dealt with . A very kind and compassionate man.

- A Google User / Stockton, CA

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Meet The Team "Dr. Gurpreet Singh - Dr. Gurpreet Singh is one of the Associate Veterinarians at Bear Creek Veterinary Hospital. He studied veterinary medicine and graduated from Punjab Agricultural University, India.  Read More



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