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Why should I get my dog vaccinated?

Posted by Vetcall on 4 July 2017

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Every year dogs of all ages become seriously ill or die from infectious diseases which could have been prevented through vaccination.  The micro-organisms' that cause these diseases are wide spread in the New Zealand dog population.  The expression 'prevention is better than cure' is very true since there is no specific treatment for the viral diseases and treatment is often lengthy, expensive and not always successful. All dogs must be fully vaccinated against the core canine diseases before they can stay at a boarding kennel. Infectious diseases that we vaccinate against: *Canine Parvovirus - *Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious viral disease that affects dogs of all ages but is most serious in young...

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