We remain open to provide care for your pets. We are following the direction of government and regulatory authorities and have implemented hospital and visit protocols to keep both you and our team safe. For regular updates on our hours and visit protocols, please follow our social media platforms.
Vaccinations are important to help prevent varying bacterial and viral disease that your pet may come in to contact with. At Mountain Road Animal Hospital, we believe that vaccines are individualized for every dog, based on you and your pet’s lifestyle.
What types of vaccinations do you offer for adult dogs?
Some of the vaccine that we offer for adult dogs are:
Distemper-Adenovirus Type 2
Distemper-Adenovirus Type 2
Distemper – Caused by a virus, can cause systemic illness and even death. Can also cause GI, respiratory, central nervous signs.
Adenovirus – A contagious disease that affects the liver.
Parainfluenza – A contagious disease spread by the respiratory system that can cause a dry hacking cough.
Parvovirus – Viral disease that causes severe vomiting and hemorrhagic diarrhea. This disease can be fatal.
Leptospirosis – Spread in the urine of wildlife, cattle and horses. It causes liver an kidney disease and has zoonotic potential (can be transmitted to humans).
Lyme – Spread by deer ticks can affect 1 or multiple joints and can cause kidney, heart and neurological diseases.
Rabies – Is a viral disease that affects the central nervous system of mammals, including humans. Once clinical signs appear, rabies is almost always fatal.
Bordetella – Also known as kennel cough. Highly contagious infection that can cause upper respiratory signs, and may progress to pneumonia.
Is there a schedule for how often to vaccinate a dog?
A schedule can be arranged for your dog. Vaccinations are tailored to your dog’s needs and lifestyle.
Why is it important to vaccinate your dog?
It is important to vaccinate your dog because it helps increase the immunity of your dog and help protect them against viral and bacterial diseases listed above.
How much do dog vaccinations cost?
Prices vary from dog to dog and also the type of vaccination that will be provided. If you would like more information on our vaccination services and/or for any pricing info, please call us at 506-382-0061.
Due to the close contact that our work requires, we have taken additional measures to protect you and our team while providing care for your furry family members.
The following changes are effective as of Tuesday, March 24, 2020:
1. We are currently operating a “closed waiting room” policy to protect our clients and staff. When you arrive, please remain in your vehicle and use your cell phone to call us at 506.382.0061. We will take a history from outside of your vehicle, and bring your pet into the clinic for an examination with the veterinarian. We will then return to your vehicle with your pet to discuss our recommended treatment plan. If you do not have a cell phone please knock our door to let us know you have arrived and then return to your vehicle.
2. We are continuing to accept appointments for urgent or sick pets, as well as time-sensitive puppy/kitten vaccinations. All other services will be scheduled for a later time.
3. We are still OPEN with the following hours: Monday to Friday: 8:00 - 5:00 pm and Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm.
4. If you are ordering food or medications, please allow 3-5 business days as our suppliers are dealing with increased demand and are trying to fill orders as quickly as possible. We will advise you as soon as your order arrives. Please call us when you arrive to pick up your order, but do not enter the hospital. Our staff will bring your order to your car and take payment over the phone. You can also use our online store and have your food delivered directly to your home. To sign up for the online store, visit our website.
5. For the time being, we are not accepting cash as payment. Credit cards and debit card payments are still available.
Following the recommendations of our government and medical experts, we are doing our best to practice social distancing within the constraints of our roles. As such, we have taken measures to avoid both contracting and facilitating the spread of this virus.
Thank you for helping us be diligent for everyone's safety. As we have heard from all levels of government, the situation is fluid and any updates will be provided as changes occur.
- Your dedicated team at Mountain Road Animal Hospital