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.
Our puppy vaccines are tailored to your lifestyle with your dog. The core vaccines that they receive are given at 8 weeks of age, 12 weeks and 16 weeks of age. These vaccines are important to the overall health of your puppy to protect against certain diseases.
Why is it important to properly vaccinate your puppy?
Vaccinating your puppy is important because it helps increase the immunity and helps to protect against viral and bacterial diseases listed above.
What is an appropriate schedule for puppy vaccinations?
Puppy vaccinations typically start at 8 weeks of age. The core vaccines at Mountain Road are distemper, adenovirus type 2, parainfluenza, parvovirus, they receive this at 8, 12, 16 weeks of age. The other core vaccine is rabies. If you would like to add Lyme, leptospirosis and bordetella, those can be discussed with your veterinarian at these visits.
How should you prepare your puppy for its first vaccination visit?
Bring previous records and any pertinent information that will help us better assist you for your first puppy appointment. Any of your puppies favourite toy or treats are always welcome.
How much do puppy vaccinations cost?
Prices vary depending on the size, age and health of the puppy. If you would like more information on our vaccination services and/or for any pricing info, please call us at 506-382-0061.
With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 4, 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
Continue our "closed waiting room" policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain outside the hospital and use your cell phone to call 506.382.0061. We will take a history of your pet's health and discuss any concerns. A staff member will then meet you outside to bring your pet into the hospital for an examination. The Veterinarian will call you to discuss the recommended treatment plan. After your appointment, a staff member will return your pet to you outside, and take care of any needed medications and payment.
Continue the use of credit cards as the preferred payment method.
Continue with curbside pickup of food and medication (unless you have used our online store and are having your order delivered directly to your home). To place an order through our online store, visit our website and click on "Online Store".
3. OPERATING HOURS
We are OPEN with the following hours:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm Wednesday and Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 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 Mountain Road Animal Hospital