Veterinary Services

Pet Vaccinations

Southern Hills Animal Clinic offers comprehensive vaccination protocols, addressing a spectrum of preventable diseases in pets. Our veterinary team tailors vaccination schedules based on individual pet needs, ensuring optimal protection.

Pet Vaccinations in Custer, SD

In the heart of Custer, SD, Southern Hills Animal Clinic offers annual wellness vaccinations, including booster shots, to reinforce immunity and extend protection against prevalent diseases. Vaccination appointments also serve as an opportunity for a comprehensive health check, ensuring overall pet well-being.

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Pet Vaccinations: A Fundamental Preventive Measure

Why Vaccinate Your Pet?
Vaccinating your pet is vital in safeguarding their health and ensuring a long and happy life. Southern Hills Animal Clinic offers a range of vaccinations, including core and non-core vaccinations, to protect against common and potentially serious diseases.

Key Vaccinations:

  • Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvovirus (DHPP): This combination vaccine is a core component, protecting against highly contagious and potentially fatal diseases.
  • Rabies
  • Non-Core Vaccines
  • Bordetella (Kennel Cough)
  • Canine Influenza
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Benefits of Vaccinations

Disease Prevention
Vaccinations are the most effective way to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Routine vaccinations protect not only your pet but also contribute to the overall health of the community.

Customized Vaccination Plans
Our experienced veterinarians at Southern Hills Animal Clinic create individualized vaccination plans based on factors such as your pet’s age, lifestyle, and health status. This ensures that your pet receives the most relevant and necessary vaccinations.

Affordable Preventive Care
Southern Hills Animal Clinic believes in providing accessible healthcare for pets. Our vaccination services offer a cost-effective way to prevent diseases, avoiding the potential expenses associated with treating illness.

Puppy Vaccinations: Building a Foundation for Health

Why are Puppy Vaccinations Essential?
Puppy vaccinations are crucial in building a foundation for a healthy and resilient life. Southern Hills Animal Clinic recognizes the unique needs of puppies and offers tailored vaccination schedules.

Key Puppy Vaccinations Offered

  • Puppy Series (DHPP): A series of vaccinations helps puppies build immunity against distemper, hepatitis, and parvovirus.
  • Canine Coronavirus: This vaccine protects against a highly contagious virus that can affect the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Leptospirosis: Vital for puppies, this vaccine guards against a bacterial infection that can impact the liver and kidneys.

When is the Right Time for Vaccinations?


Puppy vaccinations typically start at six to eight weeks of age, with boosters administered every three to four weeks until the puppy is around 16 weeks old.

Adult Dogs:

Annual booster shots are recommended for most vaccines, ensuring that your dog’s immunity remains robust throughout their life.

Veterinary Services in Custer, SD

Pet Anesthesia

Pet Boarding

Pet Critical Care

Pet House Calls

Pet Microchipping

Pet Radiology

Pet Behavioral Medicine

Pet Routine Surgeries

Pet Fully Stocked Pharmacy

Pet Laboratory

Pet Wellness Exams

Senior Pet Care

Pet Blood Transfusions

Pet Dental Care

Pet Hospice Services

Pet Laser Therapy

Puppy and Kitten Care

Pet Surgery

Pet Vaccinations

Pet Parasite Prevention