Our team continues to be here for you and your cherished pets. We are OPEN and are now able to provide a wide range of services. To learn more about the changes we have implemented in response to COVID-19 and what to expect during your next visit, click here.

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Kitten Vaccinations

Most kittens receive their first vaccine at around eight weeks of age. However, if your kitten is already away from its mother or is a stray, then we can start vaccinations as early as six weeks.

How often does my kitten need to be vaccinated?

We continue on with vaccinations every 3-4 weeks until your kitten is 16 weeks or 4 months of age for their last vaccination. This ensures that he or she will develop the proper immunity to last for the whole first year.

Does my kitten only need core vaccines?

We like to vaccinate all kittens for core vaccines and Feline Leukemia. We know that kittens are more susceptible to Feline leukemia than adult cats. Even though you may want to keep your kitten indoors at all times, your kitten sometimes has other plans! When you return for annual vaccines when your kitten is about a year old, if your cat continues to be indoors exclusively, we will discontinue the Feline Leukemia vaccination and continue on with only the core vaccines.

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Last updated: September 14, 2020

Dear Clients,

With recent changes to restrictions on businesses, we are pleased to advise that effective May 19, 2020 the restrictions on veterinary practices have been lifted. Based on these changes, below are some important updates to our operating policies.

1. WE CAN NOW SEE ALL CASES BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

This includes vaccines, wellness exams, blood work, heartworm 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. 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.

5. OPERATING HOURS

We are OPEN with the following hours - please note that evening appointments are only available for vaccination clinics:

Monday: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday to Thursday: 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday: 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you and your furry family members again!

- Your dedicated team at Aylmer Veterinary Clinic