Pet Wellness

We follow pet vaccination and health guidelines recommended by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Maryland Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA), and American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP).

A yearly Physical Exam is strongly recommended. If your pet needs prescription medications, they must have a current yearly physical in accordance with Maryland law.

New puppy or kitten? Please use these links:

New Kitten Information

New Puppy Information

Core Vaccines:

Rabies– Required by law for dogs, cats, ferrets starting at 4 months of age in Maryland; required for dogs and cats in surrounding states.

Distemper (combination):

For Cats: FVRCP- Feline Rhinotracheitis virus, Calicivirus, and Panleukopenia virus (Feline Distemper)

For Dogs: DHPP- Canine Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, and Parvo viruses.


Non-Core Vaccines: May be required or recommended for boarding, daycare, training classes, travel, or lifestyle.

For Cats: FeLV – Feline Leukemia Vaccine

For Dogs: Lepto (Leptospirosis) Vaccine, Lyme Vaccine, Bordetella (Kennel Cough), H3N8 Canine Influenza, H3N2 Canine Influenza

Preventive Tests:

For Cats: FeLV/FIV- Feline Leukemia and Feline AIDS test, Fecal Test

For Dogs: Heartworm Test, Fecal Test