Annual health assesement & vaccinations

We recommend that your pet visits our hospital at least once a year.

This visit will compromise of a complete health check and if healthy, the routine vaccinations will be administered .

This health check will ensure that yout pet stays in optimum condition and you can avail of the expert advise given by the veterinarian who is the pet health professional .

Any problems like lumps, tarter on the teeth, skin problems can be detected early and treatment advised or given.

Puppies can be vaccinated from 6 weeks of age and receive the next injections at 10 and 12 weeks of age. For dogs, the core vaccines provide protection against parvovirus, leptospirosis, distemper, canine infectious hepatitis, parainfluenza and coronavirus. As we are seeing an increase in the number of cases of Kennel Cough (a husky dry cough lasting up to 6 weeks ), we also highly recommend annual administration of the Kennel Cough vaccine. Kittens can be vaccinated from 9 weeks of age and require two shots ending at 12 weeksThe vaccine protects against cat flu-calicivirus and herpes virus as well as panleukopenia. Feline leukaemia virus is highly prevalent amongst the Irish cat population, as is feline AIDS . We recommend blood testing your cat and if negative then vaccinating against feline leukaemia virus. Unfortunately, there is not currently a vaccine against feline AIDS. Older animals can be vaccinated at anytime but will require 2 injections given 2-4 weeks apart. All of the above diseases are potentially fatal can be prevented provided effective vaccination is carried out by a veterinary surgeon. It is important that pets receive the full course of injections to attain maximum immunity and that the immunity levels are maintained with annual boosters.