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Vaccination

Vaccination is a vitally important medical procedure that has saved millions of lives, both animal and human, and helped to eradicate some of the most dangerous diseases known to man. There is no argument that vaccination is one of the most significant medical breakthroughs of recent history. However, with current generally low levels of disease in human and veterinary medicine, especially compared to the past, it can be easy to become complacent about the need for vaccination, which could be leading us towards severe outbreaks of disease. Find out about the principles of vaccination, information on disease, and answers to common questions.

Increasing canine herd immunity

 

What can we do to increase the overall vaccination rate? Dr Mark Westman and Dr Matt McLennan share their thoughts on minimising outbreaks of parvovirus and disptemper.

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Do live feline vaccines outperform killed vaccines?

 

In this short interview, Dr Richard Malik, Dr Mark Chapman and Dr Richard Gowan share their thoughts on the efficacy and historical concerns of live versus killed vaccines.

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Dogs vaccination – the key to your dogs health

Dogs vaccination – the key to your dogs health  

Puppies and dogs are at risk from a number of serious infections and you can help to protect against these diseases with a simple vaccination programme.

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Cats vaccination - the key to cats health

Cats vaccination - the key to cats health  

Kittens and cats are at risk from a number of serious infections. You can help to protect against these diseases with a simple vaccination programme.

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Why you need to be aware of Parvovirus

Why you need to be aware of Parvovirus  

Heather Lee discusses with All About Animals, about Canine Parvo, and why we all need to be aware about this disease and how it can affect our pets.

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Vaccination Efficacy

Vaccination Efficacy  

Various factors can prevent an animal from optimally to vaccination - this is why a veterinary health check is vitally important at the time of vaccines. Factors that may result in sub-optimal response vaccination include...

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Severity of Parvovirus

Severity of Parvovirus  

Canine Parvovirus is a deadly disease that affects dogs, like no other disease that can be found in humans. When immunologically naïve dogs (eg unvaccinated puppies) are exposed to Parvovirus, they become infected, and deteriorate rapidly...

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