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Vaccinations

Vaccinations protect pets from disease that remain a high risk and can kill.

Vaccines are required for kennel and cattery stays

Puppies receive their first vaccines from 6 to 9 weeks of age. The second vaccine will be required 2-4 weeks later:

  • They will be protected from parvovirus, distemper, leptospirosis and adenovirus
  • After the primary course, yearly injections will be required to maintain the immunity
  • Kennel cough vaccine can also be administered yearly to reduce the severity of the illness and likely spread.
  • Immunity results two weeks after the completion of the primary course.

Kittens receive their first vaccinations from 8 weeks of age followed be a second vaccine 3-4weeks later:

  • Cats should be protected against feline enteritis and cat flu as well as feline leukaemia if they go outside.
  • Yearly boosters are required to maintain immunity
  • Immunity results two weeks after the completion of the primary course
  • Overseas travel may require a rabies vaccination. Consult your vet for more information.

Rabbits can be annually vaccinated against myxomatosis and viral haemorrhagic disease (VHD) types 1 and 2:

  • Vaccines can be given from 5 weeks
  • Immunity results three weeks after the initial vaccine.
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