Vaccination prevents a number of potentially fatal diseases. Puppies need a series of three vaccines given at 6, 10 and 12 weeks of age. The vaccination is repeated every year. The most important dog diseases that are prevented by vaccination are: Distemper, Rabies, Parvo Virus, Hepatitis, Para-influenza, and Kennel Cough. Cats are no different and also need a series of vaccines when they are young, to be repeated annually. Cat viral diseases that can be prevented by vaccination are: Herpes Virus, Calici Virus, Feline Panleucopaenia, Feline Leukaemia Virus, FIV (Feline Aids), Chlamydia and Rabies.
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