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Pet Vaccines
Low Cost Vaccines
There are a variety of local options for obtaining low cost vaccinations for your pet. Vaccinations at these clinics typically cost between $5 and $36 each. 
 
Low Cost Vaccine Clinics

Vaccine Laws
Vaccines are important for the health and safety of your pet and have proven successful at reducing or eliminating the risk of serious life-threatening diseases. Do not assume that because you keep your pet indoors that they are not at risk.

In Prince George's County all cats, dogs, and ferrets are required to be vaccinated against rabies by four months of age by a licensed veterinarian. A booster vaccine is given one year later and then every one to three years depending on the vaccine used by your vet. A rabies tag is not sufficient proof of vaccination, you must have the certificate provided by your vet.

Vaccine Recommendations
In addition to a rabies vaccine it is highly recommended that all pets receive a series of vaccines commonly referred to as distemper vaccines. While not required by law in Prince George's County grooming, boarding or daycare, and training facilities will require it.

Canine distemper vaccines protects against Canine Parvovirus, Canine Distemper Virus, and Adenovirus.

Feline distemper vaccines protect against Feline Herpesvirus 1, Feline Calicivirus, and Feline Panleukopenia.

Ferret distemper vaccines protect against Canine Parvovirus.

Puppies, kittens, and kits, or young ferrets, typically receive three doses of the distemper vaccine, receiving the first at six to eight weeks of age and then every three to four weeks thereafter. Adult dogs and cats with unknown vaccine history should receive two doses three to four weeks apart. Both will receive a booster vaccine one year later. Your vet will determine an appropriate vaccine schedule after that.

Your vet can help you determine based on geographic location and places your pet frequents whether additional vaccines are necessary such as BordetellaFeline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)Feline Leukemia (FeLV), Leptospirosis, or Lyme Disease.

More Information About Vaccines





Animal Control 
Email
Ph: 301-809-3002
TTY: 301-262-5013

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Officers on Duty
Mike Morreale 
301-440-6615
Mon. - Fri.  8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
301-440-6615

Harmony Dale
301-440-5252
Tue. - Fri. 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sat. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.