Vaccination

Vaccination of dogs and cats in Veterinary Clinic Dolina

Timely implementation of preventive vaccinations is a very important factor in maintaining the health of your pet. There are many infectious diseases of domestic animals: dogs, for example, can have plague, hepatitis, rabies, leptospirosis, and cats - rhinotracheitis, panleukopenia or calcivirus infection. The treatment of such diseases is expensive, and is a stress for your pet, so vaccination is the most effective preventive measure to prevent infection of a pet. Prophylaxis is always easier than curing.

All vaccination activities are recorded in the veterinary passport of each animal, where the date of vaccination is noted, the type of vaccine and its number in the logbook is written. These data will be needed by all owners of animals who plan to take part in exhibitions and take the pet with them on a journey.

It is important to remember that puppies should be vaccinated for the first time for 8-9 weeks of life, and kittens at the age of about a year, and a month later, re-inoculated with the same vaccine.

Vaccination of adult animals should be carried out once a year annually, at approximately same time. Active immunity usually appears 10-14 days after vaccination, during entire period animal should be under the close attention of the host. It is necessary to avoid contact of your pet with the infected animal, try not to bathe it and do not take it out for long time.

Before you vaccinate, it is best to undergo a full medical examination of the animal, since vaccines should only be given to healthy individuals.

Vaccination of dogs and cats (preventive vaccinations) is a problem that should be paid attention to the owners of not only dogs, but also cats. The most dangerous and common infectious diseases of dogs: carnivore plague, hepatitis, parvovirus, leptospirosis, rabies; Cats: viral rhinotracheitis, calcivirus infection, panleukopenia of cats and rabies. Of course, all these diseases are easier to prevent than to cure. All information about vaccinations is entered in the veterinary passport, which is issued by a veterinarian with indication of the type of vaccine, the date of vaccination and the registration number in the vaccination journal. This is especially important if you plan to participate in exhibitions or plan to travel with your pet around the country or abroad.

Vaccination rules:

It is strongly recommended to make for the puppy general blood test before the first vaccination!!!

  1. Only clinically healthy animals can be vaccinated.
  2. Ten days before vaccination, it is necessary to conduct deworming, as helminths release toxins that weaken the immune system and make vaccination ineffective.
  3. Vaccination (especially the first vaccination) should be carried out by a veterinarian in the clinic, since such negative effects of vaccines as various allergic reactions are not ruled out.