Preventative Care for Cats and Dogs

Preventative Care for Cats and Dogs

We want your pets to live healthier lives at Hefner Road Animal Hospital. Vaccinations are an essential part of preventative care that will keep your pet happy and healthy for years to come. By receiving vaccinations, your pets are protected from potentially life-threatening diseases.

Our experienced veterinary team is here to inform you of both the benefits and risk factors of vaccines. We believe educating our clients is the best way to address the need for pet vaccinations and how vaccines increase pets’ quality of life.

Understanding Common Disease Threats


is a viral disease that attacks the central nervous system, including the brain. It also progresses quickly, making it one of the most fatal diseases your pet can get. Foxes, coyotes, raccoons, skunks, and bats are known to carry rabies.


is a potentially fatal disease that affects cats and dogs differently. Canine distemper attacks the respiratory system and can be deadly if left untreated. Feline distemper is also known as panleukopenia and affects the intestines.

Canine parvovirus

(parvo) is highly contagious among dogs, causing symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, lack of appetite, and weight loss. If your puppy shows any of these signs, seek treatment immediately.


is caused by bacteria in damp soil and standing water. It is a zoonotic disease, meaning humans can also become infected. Clinical signs include fever, muscle soreness, dehydration, lethargy, and vomiting.

Feline leukemia

affects cats who go outside more than indoor cats because stray or feral cats often carry it. This disease damages the immune system and could lead to terminal cancer.

Vaccines We Provide for Pet

The doctors at Hefner Road Animal Hospital recommend bringing your pet in annually for their vaccinations which include:

Dog Vaccinations

Cat Vaccinations

  • Rabies

  • Canine distemper

  • Canine parvovirus

  • Bordatella

  • Leptospirosis

Cat Vaccinations
  • Rabies

  • Feline Distemper

  • Leukemia

Book Your Pet’s Next Vaccination Appointment: Includes a Free Exam

When you schedule a vaccination appointment, we offer a complimentary exam to build an individualized vaccine schedule for your pet. We aim to educate you about these pet vaccinations during every exam and give your dog or cat the vaccines they need to live their best life.

Call us at (405) 773-5557 to learn more about the vaccines we offer and set an appointment today.