Renew vaccines

Our insurance requires that we maintain updated vaccination records for your pet. If/when your pet's vaccines are due, please download the vaccination form below, fill out what you can and have your vet complete the rest, obtain your vet's signature, and scan/email, or mail the form to our office. While your pet's vaccines may be due every three years, for example, physical exams should be done yearly to ensure that your pet is in good health and approved by your veterinarian for pet-assisted therapy visits. In addition, a fecal exam should be conducted yearly unless your pet is on a preventative program (please see the details on the vaccination/fecal record form).

A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF OUR VACCINE POLICY

SUBMITTED BY JULIE C. BOND, M.S. ANIMAL BEHAVIORIST

Every pet making visits with Furry Friends should have an annual visit to their veterinarian, even if they don’t have vaccines that are due. Annual exams are important to the health and well-being of our pets as they allow us to stay on top of any health issues, particularly true for those of us who volunteer with older pets. Here is the link from our website for the form that your veterinarian should complete. Once this form is filled in, please scan it and email it to admin@furryfriends.org. Let’s look at the form more closely.

You will see that an annual fecal exam is required for any animal who is not on a regular, monthly worm preventative. It is strongly recommended that those on a monthly preventative still receive an annual fecal exam as those exams can detect other issues that affect your pet’s health, but this is not required to participate in Furry Friends activities. Keep in mind that your pet should be on a flea preventative program, but doing so does not protect your pet from other parasites such as hookworms, roundworms, etc.

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