SWCHS does NOT have a vet on staff – due to this we follow a program called Shelter Medicine. We only have the means and resources to treat if symptoms are present or suspected.
- Vaccines 1
- Flea/Tick Control
- For felines: FIV/FELV testing (if certain symptoms are present)
- For canines: Heartworm testing
- Ear Clean/Nail Trim
- Prophylactic Deworming
- Wellness Exam with Local Veterinarian
1 Rabies Vaccination – your adopted feline may or may not come with a rabies vaccination. Without a veterinarian on staff or if that animal has no reason to undergo a spay/neuter or any other surgery, it makes it incredibly difficult to ensure all felines have an updated rabies vaccination. If the feline you are interested in adopting does NOT have one, this will be disclosed to you and left to your own discretion on if you would like to adopt or not.