Each pet that we see has a unique set of needs. We tailor our veterinary care to the individual and not the species. Our holistic approach means that we take care of the whole patient. At FloridaWild, we use many modalities to help your pet live their best life.
Depending on the age and species of your pet, we recommend semi-annual or annual examinations. At this visit we will throughly examine your pet, its diet, exercise and any other concerns you have. We may suggest infectious disease and internal organ function testing. Once we have those results, we will design a treatment protocol including nutritional counseling, supplements, and future testing.
Core vaccines including Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvovirus (DHP) and Rabies are administered as a series in puppies. These diseases are serious and may be fatal. FloridaWild recommends boosting these vaccines at 16 months and then every 3 years. We also offer titer testing before vaccination. As our patients age or if they face illness, vaccinations are limited or discontinued.
Our non-core vaccines such as Bordetella (Kennel Cough), Parainfluenza, Leptospirosis and Lyme are given only when our patients may be exposed to these diseases.
PUREVAX, the Merial line of feline vaccines, is developed with state-of-the-art technology just for cats and kittens. PUREVAX vaccines deliver everything needed to induce immunity without any of the unnecessary proteins or adjuvants. Adjuvants are additives that increase the immune response and may present potential risks to feline patients, such as injection site reactions and chronic inflammation. PUREVAX is the only complete line of nonadjuvanted feline vaccines available.
Core vaccines including feline Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Panleukopenia (FVRCP) and Rabies are administered as a series in kittens. These diseases are serious and may be fatal. FloridaWild recommends boosting these at 16 months and then administering FVRCP every 3 years. Rabies vaccine is still recommended annually. As our patients age or if they face illness, vaccinations are limited or discontinued.
Our non-core vaccine, Feline Leukemia is given only when our patient may be exposed to this disease.
Ferrets are highly susceptible to the Canine Distemper Virus. FloridaWild recommends a series of Distemper vaccines for kits and a Rabies vaccine at 16 weeks. After that, FloridaWild will design the appropriate vaccine schedule for your ferret.
Ferrets can have life threatening reactions to vaccines. In order to help prevent or treat any of these reactions, FloridaWild uses only Merial vaccines designed for ferrets. In addition, we ask ferret owners to stay in our hospital for 30 minutes after a vaccination. >90% of reactions occur in that period.