Vaccinating your pet is one of the most important parts of providing healthy pet care. There are many diseases that can afflict pets that are preventable with proper vaccines. Vaccinating your pet is important in order to protect your dog or cat from diseases that could make them ill or even kill them.
The following vaccinations are important for dogs of all ages:
Another good reason is to protect your family and yourself as some pet diseases can affect humans. Both dog and cat vaccinations are designed to stimulate your pet's immune system to fight against a certain disease. The vaccine may be given via an injection, intra-nasal drops or by mouth depending on the vaccine given. The vaccines trigger the immune system to develop antibodies that protect your pet against the disease.
The following vaccinations are important for cats of all ages:
- Leukemia (FeLV)