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Kitten Vaccination

Kitten Vaccinations

At Fairview Animal Hospital, our veterinarians provide kitten first wellness exam to make sure your new bundle of joy is in good health for vaccines.

When should kittens get their first vaccination?


Kittens should receive their first set of vaccines at 8 weeks of age. The first vaccine or core vaccines they receive is feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, and panleukopenia or FVRCP for short.

How often does my kitten need to be vaccinated?


Kittens should be vaccinated for a total of 3 times four weeks apart. The typical timeline for kitten vaccines is 8 weeks, 12 weeks and 16 weeks. When the last kitten vaccine is given, it will then need to be boostered in a year.

Does my kitten only need core vaccines?


Core vaccines are given to all cats regardless of their lifestyle. Our veterinarians recommend the feline leukemia vaccine and the rabies vaccines for cats that go outdoors.

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Last updated: November 25, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we have made some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, Lyme testing, spays and neuters, dental services, and more!

2. SAFETY MEASURES TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE

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 - Friday: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 am - 2:00 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 Fairview Animal Hospital