Whilst your pet probably doesn’t like it much, annual booster shots are extremely important to protect your pet from life threatening viruses and ensure they have a happy and healthy life.

Safe, simple and effective, vaccination is the only form of protection against many highly contagious, often fatal diseases. Vaccines work by activating your pet’s immune system so that it produces antibodies against the virus which are then able to fight off infection. Unvaccinated pets who catch these viruses often have a substantially lower quality of life and must undergo expensive and stressful treatment, which is not always successful.

Dogs

Vets in Cranbourne offer vaccinations of the four major viral diseases which commonly affect dogs in Australia:

  • Canine Parvovirus
  • Canine Distemper
  • Canine Hepatitis
  • Canine Cough (Kennel Cough)

Cats

Similarly, we offer vaccinations for the four most common viruses affecting cats in Australia:

  • Feline Infectious Enteritis (Feline Panleucopenia)
  • Feline Respiratory Disease (‘Cat flu’)
  • Feline immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)
  • Feline Leukemia Virus

Pet Care

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  • In December, our Cranbourne vet sees a lot of patients with tummy upsets which can often be traced back to too many rich festive foods. Ideally, pets should not ever be fed processed foods as their stomachs have not evolved to digest them and so eating them often leads to diarrhoea and/or vomiting.   However, there …
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