Vaccinations in Dogs
8 weeks is the ideal time for your puppy to have the first part of a two course vaccination. This injection will protect your puppy from Canine Parvovirus, Canine Distemper, Infection Canine Hepatitis, Parainfluenza and Canine Leptospirosis.
These infections are often fatal in unprotected animals. At this appointment you will be given a vaccination card which we will record your pet’s vaccination details.
This card will be unique to your pet – please remember to bring it along every time your pet visits us for any vaccination.
We will send you out a yearly reminder for your pet’s vaccinations.
Vaccinations in Cats
The ideal time for your kitten to have its first part of a two course vaccination is at the age of 9 weeks. This injection will protect your kitten from:
- Feline Enteritis or Panleukopenia, a virus that causes severe and often
fatal gastroenteritis. It is most common in kittens and young cats – the
mortality rate is very high.
- Feline Respiratory Disease or Cat Flu affects cats of any age and
although it is not as life threatening as other diseases it causes suffering often for many weeks. Flu and enteritis vaccines are necessary requirements for catteries.
Feline Leukaemia Virus – a disease resulting from this is invariably fatal, it affects the immune and blood systems and can cause tumours. Fighting among cats spreads the virus, along with grooming and bowl sharing.
At this appointment you will be given a vaccination card which we will record your pet’s vaccination details. This card will be unique to your pet – please remember to bring it along every time your cat visits us for any vaccination. Your pet will also be given a full health check by us, with advice on worming, dietary needs and preventative flea treatment.
The 2nd vaccination should be given 15 – 21 days after the 1st. After these initial vaccinations, keep kitten indoors for a further 7 – 10 days, allowing the immune system to respond.
Your pet’s next vaccination (booster) will be an annual injection from the date of the 2nd, and we will of course send you a reminder.
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