Vaccinations
Vaccinations for Dogs & Cats
Dogs and cats need ongoing vaccinations against diseases to ensure they stay happy, healthy and safe. Our knowledgeable staff and veterinarians will talk to you about your pet’s specific lifestyle and recommend the vaccinations needed.
If your puppy or kitten is less than 6 months, you will want to visit our Florence Animal Hospital to prevent the risk of them contracting certain diseases that are common among young animals.
Your pets vaccination schedule can vary depending on your pets age, activity level, health status, lifestyle, the likelihood of disease exposure, etc.
Preventative Pet Care by Florence Animal Hospital
Your First Visit?
The first visit will allow us to get to know each other better, and check your pet's health and start preventive care to prevent against future illnesses.

You can ask our veterinarians any questions you may have about your pet!
During your pet's first visit, your veterinarian will do a head-to-tail exam and check your pets overall health.

We will also check your pet for fleas, ticks and other external parasites.
We're looking forward to seeing you and your pet soon. If your visiting our clinic for the first time you can check-out our First Time Visitors Page.
Schedule Appointment Call (843) 407-3747
Dog and Cat Preventive Healthcare
For canines, vaccinations include Rabies and DAPP (distemper, hepatitis, parainfluenza, and parvovirus) are essential.

For felines, Rabies and FELV/FIV (feline viral rhinotracheitis, calicivirus, and panleukopenia) are essential..
Kitten and puppy vaccinations protect your pet's young, vulnerable immune system against dangerous diseases.

Every kitten and puppy should have core vaccines and some may need additional vaccines based on their breed & lifestyle.

Puppies and kittens should begin vaccinations at 6-8 weeks.
Screening & Prevention
Diagnostic Testing at Florence Animal Hospital
Does my pet have any diseases?

The presence of one or more illnesses can be determined by a simple blood test, and we recommend all pets have this test performed on an annual basis. Any detected problems can receive an immediate intervention.
Diagnostic Screening & Testing
Visit our Pet Diagnostic page.
Prevention Products
An infection is easily and affordably prevented through the regular use of a heartworm prevention products, such as Heartgard, FRONTLINE & NexGard.

These products are administered orally or topically (on-the-skin) and will prevent these parasites from attacking your pet.

These diseases can be prevented with a monthly prevention product.
Heartgard, FRONTLINE & NexGard
We carry a variety of intestinal parasite preventatives at our In-house Pharmacy.

If you like, we also sell them on our online veterinary pharmacy website.

Let  us help you find the correct preventative combination for you and your pet.
Help Prevent Disease at Home:
Pay attention to your pet’s behavior – You know your pet better than anyone else. If you see behavior changes that concern you, consult with your Florence Animal Hospital Veterinarian.
Preventive Healthcare is Key
We created our website to help clients better understand why Vaccinations help pet’s have a long and healthy life, and to encourage you to regularly go see our veterinarian for guidance.

We hope you choose our veterinarians and the Florence Animal Hospital team.
Common Dog and Cat Parasites & Diseases
Dogs and cats are likely to become infected with parasites at some point in their lives.

If left undetected and untreated, they will affect your pet’s well-being, from simply being irritating to causing a variety of life-threatening conditions.
HOW DO PETS GET THESE WORMS? 
Infected by mosquito bites
When the infected mosquito bites another dog, the mosquito spreads the infective larvae to your dog through the bite wound.

It takes about 6 to 7 months for the infective larvae to mature into adult heartworms.
  • Heartworm
    Hookworms
    Roundworms
    Whipworm
    Tapeworms
Diseases Your Pet Get's From Ticks
Some ticks carry more than one of these diseases, which can lead to co-infection.

Some are also "zoonotic", meaning they can infect humans and other non-canine family members. Learn More
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2520 Melon St. Florence, SC 29501
Florence Animal Hospital
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(843) 407-3747
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Florence Animal Hospital
2520 Melon St.
Florence, SC 29501

(843) 407-3747
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Hours:
Monday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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