NBV dog on roadPreventative vaccinations are one of the most reliable & cost effective methods of health care available to a pet owner. Lyme disease, Distemper virus, Kennel cough virus, Influenza, etc. are just some of the diseases/viruses that our dogs & cats are exposed to, some of which can be life threatening. We specialize in tailoring vaccinations to a dog & cats specific lifestyle, age & breed variables, but certain core vaccines are mandated by law — RABIES. The Rabies vaccine is required by law & is life threatening. Once upon a time there were no dog & cat vaccines; now many dogs & cats are grateful there are.