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.
Vaccinations are an important part of helping your cat live a happy and healthy life. During your cat’s annual wellness exam we will assess your cat’s health and lifestyle to determine the appropriate vaccine protocol.
Indoor cats should be kept up to date on vaccinations. Indoor cats can still be at risk if they happen to escape outside or by animals entering your home that you may not have control over such as bats or mice. Your indoor cat should also be kept up to date on their rabies vaccine. There have been several confirmed cases of rabies in the Saskatoon area some of which have caused indoor cats to be exposed.
What is FVRCP and core vaccine for cats?
This is the core vaccine that is given to all cats. It protects against three diseases for cats; Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calici Virus and Panleukopenia. This vaccine is safe and very effective. We also offer vaccination against Feline Leukemia. This vaccine is recommended for cats who go outside.
How often does my adult cat need vaccination?
Adult cats need to be given vaccine boosters to ensure complete immunity. Booster vaccinations are typically given on a yearly basis.
Are there any risks associated with vaccines?
When given correctly vaccines are safe and effective for your cat. Some cats can experience lethargy and inappetence for a day or two following vaccination. Serious side effects are very rare. Please contact us if you are concerned that your cat is experiencing a reaction.
With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we can continue providing our full range of services, under certain restrictions. As our province enters the next phase of the reopening plan, we have some updates to share with you about our safety measures.
1. WE CAN SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!
2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE
One client per pet inside or you may be asked to wait in your vehicle.
Mask must be worn to enter the building.
Please use hand sanitizer upon entry.
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. ONLINE CONSULTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE
If you wish to connect with a veterinarian via message, phone or video, visit our website and follow the "Online Consultation" link.
4. OPERATING HOURS
We are OPEN with the following hours:
- Monday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm - Tuesday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm - Saturday: 9:00 am - 4:00 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 Cumberland Veterinary Clinic