Puppy and Dog Vaccinations

Vaccination is one of the most important things you can do to ensure your pet stays healthy.

Rather than have a “one injection for all” Our veterinarians will discuss your pet’s risk factors and tailor their vaccination program to suit their needs.

We also offer Titre Testing, which is a laboratory test that measures the level of antibodies in your pets blood. This test can give you an indication as to wether your pet may require a vaccination or not.

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For puppies, we recommend vaccinating against Parvovirus, Distemper and Hepatitis at 6-8 weeks, 10-12 weeks and 16 weeks of age, which is the protocol recommended by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association.

If your dog may be at risk from canine cough this is also done at the second and third vaccination. We use  Nobivac high titre vaccinations which means  protection should be stronger and longer lasting.

ADULT DOG VACCINATIONS

Dogs are given a booster 1 year after their final puppy vaccination. We can use a Nobivac® vaccination which means your dog only requires a vaccination every three years.  If your dog has a kennel cough vaccination., they still require KC boosters  annually as the protection given by the vaccination is not as strong as for the parvo , distemper and hepatitis vaccination.

We do recommend an annual health check and physical examination in between boosters. As our pets age so much faster then humans do so it is important to make sure they are fit, healthy and well.