While immunization is very important, your pet may NOT need all vaccines. Your vet can discuss core (recommended for all pets) and noncore (recommended depending on chances of exposure) vaccinations for your pet. Vaccination schedule and requirements vary with age.

Commonly used vaccines for dogs are:
1. CORE: DHPP (Distemper, Hepatitis-Adenovirus, Parvovirus, Parainfluenza)
2. CORE: Rabies
3. NONCORE: Leptospirosis. Recommended if there is risk of exposure to wildlife urine.
4. NONCORE:  Bordetella (Kennel cough). Recommended if exposed to lot of unknown dogs.

Commonly used vaccines for cats are:
1. CORE: FvrCP (Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Panleukopenia -Feline Distemper)
2. CORE: Rabies
3. NONCORE: FeLV (Feline Leukemia): Recommended in cats that go outdoor.

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