(kittens receive a series of 3-4 vaccine followed by annual updates)
DCPR is a combination vaccine which vaccinates against the following diseases:
Distemper: (a.k.a. Panleukopenia) is a serious and deadly viral infection that can affect cats of all ages. Symptoms include fever, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, depression and severe dehydration that can lead to the death of the cat.
Rhinotrachetis: is the most severe and widespread upper respiratory viral infection in cats. Symptoms include fever, heavy discharges from the eyes, nose and mouth, difficulty breathing, coughing and salivation.
Pneumonitis: is a very common upper respiratory infection most common in young kittens. It is caused by chlamydia, a unique type of infectious organism. Symptoms include thick discharges from the eyes and nose, sneezing, coughing and salivation. Pneumonia will develop if the condition is left untreated.
Calicivirus: a common viral upper respiratory infection. It is widespread and can account for over 40% of all feline respiratory infections. Symptoms include fever, respiratory difficulty due to pneumonia, ulcers and blisters in the mouth and on the tongue. With medical care most pets survive this virus.
AHC requires this vaccination for all of our veterinary patients as well as boarding and grooming pets.