Regular vaccinations are an integral part of your pet’s thorough yearly check-up and assessment, and are a part of their annual health needs in conjunction with regular parasite prevention.
Vaccination is essential to protect your pet from potentially fatal diseases. Further, reputable boarding facilities will insist on up-to-date vaccinations, and usually require proof in the form of a vaccination certificate.
In Sydney, since May 2019, there have been numerous reported cases of Leptospirosis in dogs. The University of Sydney Veterinary Hospital recommends than any dog in Sydney is vaccinated against Leptospirosis. We are able to do so, and bundle it into your dog’s annual vaccination schedule.
Rabies vaccinations are also available for overseas travel, and two of our vets are accredited by the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS).
Mosman Vet prides itself on using modern vaccines that have a gold standard of research and support behind them. Whilst reactions to vaccinations are rare, the vets at Mosman are conscious of this possibility, and have updated the scheduling for dogs and cats so that we do not “over-vaccinate”. The current vaccinations schedules for dogs and cats are below, but if you have any queries about the vaccines we use, or why we use them, please contact our qualified staff on (02) 9960 2856.
|6-8 weeks||C3 (Distemper, Hepatitis, and Parvovirus)|
|12-14 weeks||C4 Booster (C3 + Parainfluenza), Oral Kennel Cough (Bordetella bronchiseptica) + Leptospirosis|
|16-18 weeks||C4 Booster + Leptospirosis Booster|
|15 Months Old||C4, Oral Kennel Cough + Leptospirosis|
|Annually||Parainfluenza, Oral Kennel Cough + Leptospirosis|
|8 weeks||F3 (Herpesvirus, Calicivirus, Feline Enteritis Virus)|
|12-14 weeks||F3 Booster|
|16-18 weeks||F3 Booster|
|15 Months Old||F3|
Ask one of our vets about Feline Leukaemia Virus (FeLV), Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and Chlamydia vaccinations if you are concerned about your cat and their risk.
And remember, in your pet’s preventative health program, don’t forget to include: