Why vaccinate your puppy?
Vaccinations for puppies help them remain free of infectious diseases, and also prevents them from passing nasty diseases on to other animals in the local area.
When should my puppy be vaccinated?
A full course of vaccinations takes place over two visits to the vets; your puppy can be vaccinated as early as six weeks of age, with the second dose usually being given two to four weeks later. Speak to your vet about the best timings.
Your puppy will then require a booster vaccination usually annually to continue immunity.
What diseases will the usual vaccinations protect against?
- Canine distemper
- Canine parvovirus
- Kennel cough
Who can vaccinate my puppy?
When you first get your puppy, the first thing you should do is register with your local vets who will be able to carry out the vaccinations your puppy needs.
How much are puppy vaccinations ?
The costs can vary depending on what vaccines are given and when. But the costs are usually far less than treatment for the diseases they prevent – and often a small fraction of the cost of a puppy. Ring your local vet for exact prices it can vary from £30 – £60.