Why is it important?
Vaccination protects your dog from serious, often fatal, disease. These diseases
ARE STILL SEEN COMMONLY IN HULL.
Which diseases are vaccinated against?
Each dog should receive these ‘core’ vaccines:
Canine Parvovirus - still commonly seen, causes severe haemorrhagic diarrhoea and
is often fatal.
Canine Infectious Hepatitis - severe infection affecting the liver which can be fatal.
Canine Distemper Virus - infection affecting the immune system, can have many effects
including neurological problems, can be fatal.
Leptospirosis - spead by rat urine in contaminated water, causes severe, often fatal,
Also, vaccines are available against
Kennel Cough - an infectious cough which can cause severe illness and complications
such as pneumonia.
Rabies - Thankfully, not in the UK. Only for dogs travelling abroad.
Puppies need 2 doses of vaccination, and shouldn’t go out until 1 week after the
Puppies can be vaccinated from 6 weeks old, the second injection is given at least
2 weeks later, but not before 10 weeks.
Dogs need an annual booster - we will send a reminder to you.
Your dog will have a full examination at every vaccination visit and there is plenty
of time for questions. If your dog is ill, he can’t be vaccinated.
You will get a certificate of vaccination which you may need to show boarding kennels
or training classes.