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

  • Snakes! As we are heading out to enjoy the warmer weather, so are the snakes that we share our parks and river areas with. Snakes seek out warm places to sun themselves as well as an ongoing supply of food and sometimes travel into homes and yards in search for these. During these searches snakes …
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  • Just like humans, dogs are living much longer than they did in the past. There are many different reasons for this, but the most important factor is nutrition. Dog food has come a long way in the past 30 years, and resulted in new generation of happier, healthier pooches. But as your dog enters old …
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  • Did you know that 21 out of the world’s top 25 most venomous snakes live in Australia? Whilst we are incredibly lucky to have such a wide range of unique reptiles in our country, these beautiful creatures can also be dangerous when provoked, and in Australia, around 6,500 pets are bitten by snakes each year. …
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