Vaccinations are extremely important for the health and wellbeing of your pets, particularly cats and dogs. Kittens and puppies begin vaccinations early, to protect them from infectious diseases while their immune systems are still developing.
Diseases such as hepatitis, parvovirus, feline respiratory viruses and feline enteritis can be very serious and even fatal, especially in young animals. Therefore, it’s important to take preventative measures to ensure dogs and cats are protected against these diseases in the first place, rather than reacting to them later down the track.
Vaccination exposes your pet’s immune system to an infection, causing its white blood cells to produce antibodies to start fighting it. These antibodies then bind to the infection and neutralise it, and work to kill off cells that have been infected. Our bodies remember this process, and if the same infection comes into our system again we quickly produce a strong immune response to fight it off again. Today’s pet vaccinations are very safe, tested and common place