Dog Vaccinations

We use  Boehringer Ingelheim vaccines for vaccines that offer a small volume {1/2 ml}, pure vaccine for our pets. SFAH vaccines are also 100% guarenteed by this company to prevent disease processes in our pets

We see virtually none "true" reaction to our vaccines.  Expected adverse reaction [s] for any vaccine[s] can be lethargy, anorexia, and/or fever for up to 72 hours.

Benadryl is the only pre and post medication recommend for mild/moderate/sensitive adverse reactions. Ask us for dose for your pet!


250x250_54787.jpgThis is a viral disease that is easily spread through direct contact and contact with bodily fluids or contaminated food and water. Puppies are the most susceptible to the disease and also have the highest mortality rate from severe cases or complications from the disease. Vaccinations have proven to be effective, so it is important to have your puppy vaccinated in an appropriate timed {3 to 6 weeks}, series of minimum of 4.


This disease is more commonly referred to as “parvo” and is one of the leading causes of viral infections in dogs. It is highly contagious and transmitted by direct or indirect contact with contaminated feces. There are cardiac and intestinal forms of the disease, both of which are fatal in most cases when left untreated. All dogs and breeds are susceptible, but german breeds, pit bulls, and chow chows seem to be higher risk. The vaccination is needed in a appropriate timed booster series of 4.


Coronavirus is very similar to the intestinal form of Parvovirus in its symptoms. It results in vomiting and diarrhea, mostly affecting puppies. The difference is that Coronavirus, while still dangerous to your dog, is usually not fatal.  Your dog can also be vaccinated for this disease with 2 boosters, and it is usually good for their lifetime.


This is another component or contributer to the Upper Respiratory Tract Complex in dogs. It is also very contagious and can lead to pneumonia if not vaccinated. Component of all puppy boosters and yearly in all dogs.

Adenovirus Type 2

250x250_54788.jpgThis virus leads to the infection commonly known as “kennel cough” or Upper Respiratory Tract Complex in dogs. It is very contagious, and is characterized by a hacking cough and a foamy white discharge. This disease is vaccinated two directions, via nose and injections.


Bordetella is a bacteria that can contributes to kennel cough or Upper respiratory Tract Complex. Bordetella is highly contagious but usually not deadly, unless underlying condition or low immunity. Bordetella is prevented by intra-nasal vaccination yearly.

**SFAH offers three routes of Bordetella. Intranasal is most common. Oral is used for fearful/anxious or dogs that have sneezing/reverse sneezing issues. Injectable for extremely fearful/anxious.


This disease brings on symptoms of fever, vomiting, loss of appetite, and depression and it could lead to chronic kidney or liver disease. This disease is transmitted by wildlife in their urine and therefore, can be harbored in any body of water. Williamson County is considered a high infected area. Vaccinations is a must of ALL dogs. 100% immunity is offered by two injections 3 to 6 weeks apart, then yearly.


Is required by Tennessee and Williamson County yearly for All pet. Highest risk is seen in cats, indoor and outdoor. Indoor cats exposed to bats is a real danger.

Canine Influenza Virus

This is a canine specific influenza seen in several states around us. Important to protect if high volume boarders and/or traveling pet. This vaccine is two boosters 3 to 6 weeks apart, and then yearly.