3. Vaccination

Vaccinations are very important whether for an outside or indoor pet. Vaccinations are the most efficient way to protect your pets and your family from infectious diseases. We apply international vaccination protocols with imported vaccine certified safe and of good quality.

Dogs and cats need to be vaccinated against rabies at 3 months old. Revaccination is scheduled annually. As rabies is a neurologic, fatal disease, transmissible to human, most countries require pet to be vaccinated against rabies at least 1 month prior departure. Some other countries even required a blood test for antibody of Rabies.

For dogs, we recommend core vaccinations against infectious diseases: Distemper, Parvovirus Hepatitis, Adenovirus – 2, Para influenza, Bordetella, Leptospirosis. Canine distemper is a highly contagious and potentially fatal viral disease in dogs. Clinical signs include fever, runny nose, cough and vomiting, and may progress to twitching muscles and seizures. Canine parvovirus produces a potentially fatal disease of the gastrointestinal tract and, less commonly, heart muscles. The most common signs include bloody diarrhea, fever and dehydration.

Hepatitis is a virus that can damage the liver, kidneys, spleen, and lungs in dogs. Puppies are more likely to die from infection than adult dogs. Clinical signs may include fever, diarrhea, and respiratory disease. Canine parainfluenza virus causes chronic respiratory disease. In combination with other viral or bacterial infections, the disease is more serious. The virus is spread through the cough of infected dogs. Bordetella bronchiseptica is the most common bacteria contributing to respiratory disease complex, or “kennel cough,” in dogs. Infected dogs often have a dry, hacking cough and may also have a runny nose and eyes. When the dog also has a viral infection, the disease is much more severe. Leptospirosis is caused by bacteria that can permanently damage your pet’s liver, kidneys, and other major organs. Other dogs and even humans can become ill after contact with an infected dog’s urine.

The first vaccination needs to be given at 6-8 weeks old and the second one 2-4 weeks later. Revaccination needs to be done every year.

For cats, we recommend vaccination against 3 diseases: Rhinotracheitis, Calicivirus, Panleukopenia.  Feline panleukopenia, or distemper, is caused by a highly contagious and potentially fatal virus, especially in kittens. Typical clinical signs are high fever, vomiting, and diarrhea. Feline viral rhinotracheitis (FVR), or feline herpesvirus, is one of the causes of chronic upper respiratory disease in cats. The symptoms of the disease are sneezing, runny nose and eyes, and coughing. Feline calicivirus is another virus that causes chronic disease of the upper respiratory system. The severity of infection depends on several factors, including the presence of other viruses (such as FVR) and bacteria.

It’s optimal that vaccination is done 7 or 10 days after your pet is properly dewormed.

With us, any vaccination, even if it’s routine, needs to done after the doctor’s examination. The vet will tell you if it’s a good time or not to give the shot after appraising pet’s health status.

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