Puppy vaccinations

Bringing a new puppy into your life is such an exciting time. As you help them settle into your home and navigate your role as a proud pet parent, one of the most important responsibilities is getting them vaccinated. What vaccines do puppies need? Vaccinations will protect your puppy from many common and highly contagious diseases found in the environment, some of which can be fatal. The good news is that these diseases are preventable. By following a recommended vaccination schedule guided by your vet, you can protect your puppy from the following diseases: Canine parvovirus Canine distemper virus Canine hepatitis Canine tracheobronchitis (kennel cough) Puppy vaccination schedule Puppy vaccinations are given during the first few months of their life. The typical schedule is as follows; however, this can vary based on your location and your vet’s chosen vaccine. First vaccination: 6-8 weeks Second vaccination: 10-12 weeks Third and final ‘booster’ ...

By |2024-02-09T01:13:54+11:00November 1, 2023|Pet Advice|Comments Off on Puppy vaccinations

Kitten vaccinations

Bringing a new kitten into your life is such an exciting time. As you help them settle into your home and navigate your role as a proud pet parent, one of the most important responsibilities is getting them vaccinated. What vaccines do kittens need? Vaccinations will protect your kitten from many common and highly contagious diseases found in the environment, some of which can be fatal. The good news is that these diseases are preventable. By following a recommended vaccination schedule guided by your vet, you can protect your kitten from the following diseases: Feline distemper (panleukopenia) Feline viral rhinotracheitis (herpes) Calicivirus Your vet may also recommend the following vaccines depending on where you live and whether your kitten is an indoor or outdoor pet: Feline immunodeficiency virus Feline leukaemia Feline chlamydia Kitten vaccination schedule Kitten vaccinations typically start when they’re six weeks old. The exact schedule may vary slightly depending ...

By |2024-02-09T15:46:18+11:00November 1, 2023|Pet Advice|Comments Off on Kitten vaccinations
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