Vaccinating your pets is extremely important when it comes to the health of your pets. Vaccinations build immunity and protect your pet from serious disease. Here is some helpful information on your pets vaccinations.
Vaccinating your cat
Vaccinations protect all cats against:
Panluecopaenia virus (“Feline parvo”)
The bacteria Chlamydophila
Does my cat need to be vaccinated?
YES! All of these diseases are still too common in our pet cats.
They are still common because:
People don’t vaccinate their cat(s)
Unvaccinated cats having kittens
Kitten catching these diseases before their first vaccination
Unvaccinated pet cats spreading these diseases
Stray cats in urban areas spreading these diseases around
Timely vaccination can protect your cat from death or illness causes by these preventable diseases.
When should I vaccinate my cat?
Kittens should be vaccinated at:
Please phone us if you are rearing orphaned kittens as they may need an earlier vaccination.
Unvaccinated cats over 3 months of age need two vaccinations 2-4 weeks apart.
All cats must have their vaccination boosted annually for continued protection.
Vaccinating Your Dog
Dogs in Melbourne are still dying from preventable diseases like parvo.
It is essential to protect your dog from:
Canine cough (Parainfluenza and Bordetella bronchiseptica)
The first three are deadly, with the last causing severe disease.
The best way to safeguard your dog is to ensure your dog is fully vaccinated.
When should I vaccinate my puppy?
Puppies should have a series of three vaccinations spaced one month apart.
Puppies and dogs older than 12 weeks (3 months) will only need:
Booster 2-4 weeks later
They are unprotected until two weeks after their booster.
All dogs must be vaccinated annually for continued protection.
Please phone the clinic for an appointment.
We can also protect your dog from:
Please phone us to discuss this further.