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.