40% of owners would risk their life to save their pet, yet 50% forget about essential vaccinations
Source: Survey conducted by the National Office of Animal Health.However, 70% of our clients vaccinate their pets.
With our increasingly busy lifestyles it can be easy to forget about routine appointments, like visiting the dentist, booking an eye test or scheduling your pet’s vaccinations. But did you know that the diseases that a vaccine helps to prevent can potentially be fatal?
Puppies should have their first vaccination at 6 weeks of age and their second four weeks later. It is possible to start the regime later.
They are vaccinated against:
Canine Distemper Virus
Infectious Canine Hepatitis
Kittens should have their first vaccination from 9 weeks of age and the second 3 weeks later, they should be vaccinated against:
Feline Influenza Viruses
Feline Leukaemia Virus
Kits (baby rabbits) from 5 weeks old.
They should be vaccinated against Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (RVHD) We also recommend your rabbit is vaccinated against RVHD2 and as we are classed as high risk area this needs to be done every 6 months and need to be done at least 2 weeks apart from the RVHD.
It is important to note that our vaccinations include all the standard disease protection, as well as, the Leukaemia and Chlamydia vaccinations for cats. Kennel Cough and multi component leptospirosis for dogs. Many other veterinary practices may not offer these additional elements.