Here is our quick guide to vaccinations for dogs.
Vaccinating your dog means protecting them from preventable diseases, some of which can be fatal. Your dog will need a vaccination every year to keep them protected, and we encourage all owners to vaccinate their dogs at every age.
What does the core vaccine protect against?
Your dog’s vaccination programme will protect them against these 4 serious diseases.
This is a highly contagious viral illness with no known cure. Thankfully, due to vaccinations, it is now seen rarely.
This is a highly contagious and often fatal disease in dogs, especially puppies. This disease used to be quite rare, but it is on the increase in the UK.
This is a viral disease which affects the liver. Very young puppies can die quickly and the disease can spread rapidly amongst a group of dogs. Even with treatment, death is common.
This is a serious bacterial disease which mainly affects the liver and kidneys, rapidly progressing to cause multiple organ failure and death.
It is spread through infected urine, e.g. in contaminated water, causing jaundice, fever, excessive thirst and vomiting.
In very rare cases it can be transmitted to humans.
All these diseases are very serious, yet can easily be prevented through vaccination, so it’s particularly sad to see unvaccinated or lapsed dogs succumb to them.
For our full guide, please check out the detailed vaccination advice in our Pet Advice Centre.
If you are unsure if your dog’s vaccination are up to date or have any questions, please do give the team a call on 01435 864422 .