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Annual Dog Vaccinations – Rio Rancho

Coronado Pet Hospital offers the convenient annual dog vaccinations Rio Rancho pet owners need. We recommend that all dog owners schedule an appointment with a veterinarian to discuss which routine vaccinations your pet should receive. Keeping your dog on a consistent vaccination schedule can reduce the likelihood of contracting diseases and safeguard their long-term health.

The ASPCA categorizes dog vaccines as core and non-core. Core vaccines are considered standard for all dogs while non-core vaccines may be administered depending on the dog’s exposure risk.

Core vaccines attempt to prevent:

  • Canine Parvovirus: A highly contagious virus that affects a dog’s gastrointestinal system. It can be fatal within three days of symptom manifestation and is easily transmitted. Contaminated dogs, people and objects can spread the virus to non-vaccinated dogs.    
  • Canine Distemper: A viral illness that harms a canine’s respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems. It is contagious and there is no cure.
  • Infectious Canine Hepatitis: A potentially fatal disease of the liver and other organs. There is no treatment for the infection, which is primarily spread by contact with another infected dog.
  • Rabies: An often-fatal virus that affects a dog’s central nervous system and brain. It is transmitted through a bite by another infected animal.   

Non-core vaccines include:

  • Bordetella (kennel cough): A bacterial infection that harms a dog’s respiratory system. It can spread in similar fashion to how the common cold spreads in children.
  • Borrelia (Lyme disease): Transmitted through ticks, it requires a lengthy treatment of antibiotics to destroy the bacteria.
  • Leptospirosis: A bacterial disease with a range of symptoms commonly transmitted through infected urine or urine-infected soil, water, food or bedding. The disease can be mild with a quick recovery time or it can become a serious illness resulting in death.

Rio Rancho Dog Vaccinations

At Coronado Pet Hospital, we treat you pet like a member of our family. Many of our doctors have decades of veterinary experience and will provide the highest-quality medical care to your dog. For the annual dog vaccinations Rio Rancho pet owners depend on, visit Coronado Pet Hospital.


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