Petco and Non-Revenue Petco Love Reinforce the Significance of Vaccinations as A part of Routine Pet Care

Revealed: Aug. 26, 2022 at 10:20 AM MST

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Following latest, preventable outbreaks of lethal Parvovirus, and within the midst of Petco Love’s Vaccinated and Cherished initiative to supply 1 million free vaccines for pet dad and mom in want, Petco Well being and Wellness Firm, Inc. (Nasdaq: WOOF) is reminding pet dad and mom in regards to the significance of vaccinating their beloved pets, and urging them to go to their veterinarian or make an appointment with their native vaccination clinic to make sure their pets are updated on all related vaccines.

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“Correct vaccinations are a vital and important preventive care factor of each pet’s total well being and wellness,” stated Dr. Whitney Miller, DVM, MBA, DACVPM and Chief Veterinarian at Petco. “Most diseases we advocate vaccinations for have the potential to be very critical, costly to deal with and doubtlessly deadly if not detected early sufficient. No pet or pet dad or mum ought to endure from the potential penalties of an simply preventable sickness, so we strongly advocate pet dad and mom keep updated on acceptable vaccines by way of their pet’s lifetime.”

What pet dad and mom ought to know, based on Dr. Miller:

  1. Pet dad and mom ought to plan on seeing and establishing a relationship with a veterinarian as quickly as a brand new pet comes house for routine care and needed vaccines, whatever the pet’s age.
  2. Many vaccines require a collection of pictures or common boosters over a pet’s lifetime to grow to be or stay totally efficient, and lots of are both required by regulation or needed to guard your pet and others from critical illness.
  3. For an in depth view of frequent and really useful vaccines and timelines, Petco affords an entire information for Canine & Pet Vaccines and Cat and Kitten Vaccines.

Pet dad and mom can get and keep updated on all really useful vaccines for canine and cats at greater than 200 Vetco Complete Care full-service hospitals conveniently situated inside Petco pet care facilities, or at Vetco Vaccination Clinics repeatedly held at greater than 1,200 Petco pet care facilities and choose Lowe’s areas. Vetco’s licensed veterinarians provide handy, inexpensive vaccinations, microchipping, heartworm prevention and pharmacy providers with clear pricing and no examination charges.

“Listening to about pets misplaced to simply preventable ailments is heartbreaking for any pet lover,” stated Susanne Kogut, Petco Love President. “The vaccines Petco gives by way of Vetco Complete Care and Vetco Vaccination Clinics save pet lives day by day, and the 1 million free vaccines Petco Love dedicated to offering to household pets by way of our community-based animal welfare companions in partnership with Merck is already making an enormous distinction, particularly for the practically 30 % of pet dad and mom who do not repeatedly deliver their pet to their vet at the least annually. By elevating consciousness and creating higher entry to this important preventive care, we’re aiming to forestall the unfold of lethal ailments and the pointless lack of beloved pets.”

To ebook a vaccination appointment, go to petco.com/vet. To study extra about Petco Love’s #VaccinatedAndLoved initiative, go to care.petcolove.org.

About Petco, The Well being + Wellness Co.

Based in 1965, Petco is a category-defining well being and wellness firm centered on enhancing the lives of pets, pet dad and mom and our personal Petco companions. We have constantly set new requirements in pet care whereas delivering complete pet wellness merchandise, providers and options, and creating communities that deepen the pet-pet dad or mum bond. We function greater than 1,500 pet care facilities throughout the US, Mexico and Puerto Rico, which affords merchandise, companion animals, grooming, coaching and a rising community of on-site veterinary hospitals and cell veterinary clinics. Our full pet well being and wellness ecosystem is accessible by way of our pet care facilities and digitally at petco.com and on the Petco app. In tandem with Petco Love (previously the Petco Basis), an unbiased nonprofit group, we work with and help hundreds of native animal welfare teams throughout the nation and, by way of in-store adoption occasions, we have helped discover houses for greater than 6.5 million animals.

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