Pet vaccinations are an important part of protecting your pets from harmful forms of bacteria and infections. Vaccinations stimulates the animal’s immune system to respond and generate a memory of this response. This memory protects your pet as it enables the animal to be better prepared in killing the infectious agent if/when it is exposed in the future.
Most vaccines are started 6-8 weeks old. Following this a second vaccine is needed after 10 weeks of age. This second vaccine is very important to overcome the natural antibodies given by the mum and is the main provider of long-term immunity.
A yearly booster is recommended to keep immunity up to date. There are various other dog vaccinations available which include:
A first vaccine is given at 9 weeks of age and a second at 12 weeks. A booster is recommended yearly. We walk you through the range of cat vaccinations they may require, which include prevention against:
Rabbits can be vaccinated from 5 weeks of age against VHD and myxomatosis. We now also offer the VHD-2 which vaccinates against the most recent strain.
For more information about our pet vaccinations or to book an appointment, please contact us today.