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Vaccination

Vaccinating your pet is very important.  It protects them against life threatening infectious diseases and saves many lives.  If carried out regularly vaccination can protect your pet for life.

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Puppies and dogs are vaccinated against:

  • canine parvovirus
  • canine distemper
  • infectious canine hepatitis
  • leptospirosis
  • parainfluenza

All of which are most often fatal diseases.

In addition, Kennel cough vaccination is recommended if your dog is meeting other dogs on a regular basis.  This is a yearly vaccine and is given intra-nasally and protects against bordetella bronchiseptica and another variant of parainfluenza virus.

Puppy Vaccination Course

  • starts from 7 weeks of age
  • consists of two injections either two or three weeks apart
  • your puppy will have full immunity one week after their second injection and can then be taken out on walks 
  • a booster vaccination is then required every year

Kittens and cats are vaccinated against:

  • panleucopaenia
  • feline herpes virus
  • feline calicivirus
  • feline leukaemia (outdoor cat)

All are very unpleasant distressing diseases some of which can be fatal.

Kitten Vaccination Course

  • starts from 9 weeks of age
  • consists of two injections three weeks apart
  • full immunity four weeks after their second injection
  • a booster vaccination is then required every year

Rabies vaccination is required if you are travelling abroad with your cat or dog.

Rabbit Vaccination

Rabbits are vaccinated against myxomatosis and viral haemorrhagic disease with a yearly vaccination.  This can be started from 5 weeks of age.

 

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Batchelor Davidson & Watson Veterinary Practice is part of CVS (UK) Limited, a company which owns over 200 veterinary practices in the UK. Company Registration Number 03777473. Registered Office CVS House, Owen Road, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4ER.