Little Ted fast asleep after having his first vaccination and an identichip placed – he was so brave and incredibly cute!
Why do we vaccinate?
Vaccinations, when given regularly, give your pet long-term protection against serious and sometimes fatal infectious disease.
When do we vaccinate?
• We give dogs a first vaccination after 8 weeks of age and a second 4 weeks later (using the new Lepto 4). If the course is restarted in older dogs, two injections are required 4 weeks apart.
• Puppies should not be in contact with or allowed access to any place visited by unvaccinated dogs until 2 weeks after their second vaccination – we advise keeping your puppy in the house and/or your enclosed garden until then.
• Thereafter, annual vaccinations are required to maintain immunity against these potentially fatal diseases.
• In cats we give two injections three weeks apart at 9 and 12 wks or if the course is restarted in older cats, we give two injections three weeks apart.
At each annual vaccination your dog or cat will receive a full health check up – this is important as early detection of diseases/conditions can prevent any suffering in the long term.
We had the lovely Boris in today for a grass seed removal that tracked into his skin under his armpit!
We are now open all day Saturday and Sunday 8.30 am until 6:30 pm providing vet consultations, small routine procedures and remote appointments
Please be reassured that to date, there is no evidence that companion animals, such as dogs and cats, can spread the disease