Does vaccination work?


Today’s vaccinations are very effective and of high quality however an occasional individual may not get full protection from a vaccination. This is most likely to happen if the pet is unwell or stressed at the time of vaccination and this will prevent the immune system from fully responding to the vaccination. It is important

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Can my pet become unwell as a result of the vaccination?


It is common for dogs, especially young puppies, to be slightly off colour for one or two days following vaccination and occasional individuals will be a little tender at the site of the injection. There is some concern that vaccinations could harm the immune system and cause immune mediated disease; this is disease caused when

Can my pet become unwell as a result of the vaccination?2018-05-02T12:52:41+00:00

Which diseases can we vaccinate against?


Canine Distemper This is a very serious viral infection which is spread between dogs via inhalation of airborne virus. Symptoms often start with a cough and nasal discharge, vomiting and diarrhoea, but then progress to convulsions and neurological signs as the virus affects the brain. Many dogs infected with distemper virus die or need to

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When can my dog be vaccinated?


Young puppies are protected from some infectious diseases by antibodies given to them by their mothers. This protection wears off at approximately seven weeks of age. Vaccination will not be of benefit in puppies until the protection from their mothers has waned. We therefore recommend puppies are given their primary vaccination course at eight and

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