Vaccines for Dogs
|8 weeks old||Combination Vaccine
Parvovirus (“Cat flu”)
A very contagious, deadly virus that affects dogs younger than a year old. Treatment is expensive and often of no avail.
A virus of equal danger, but much less contagious. Dogs of any age are susceptible if not vaccinated properly.
Vaccination protects against upper airway disease as well as a liver disease that occurs seldom these days.
Causes upper airway disease.
|12 weeks old||Combination Vaccine and Rabies|
|9 months after the 12 week vaccine||Combination Vaccine and Rabies|
|After the second Rabies vaccination, Rabies is administered every three years. By law all dogs in South Africa have to be vaccinated against Rabies.|
Vaccines for Cats
|6-8 weeks old||Combination Vaccine
A similar disease to “cat flu” in dogs. Although not common these days it is still deadly.
This herpesvirus causes eye and upper respiratory infection.
Causes upper respiratory and joint infection.
Causes pneumonia in cats, but could also infect humans.
|10-12 weeks old||Combination Vaccine|
|14-16 weeks old||Combination Vaccine and Rabies|
|9 months later||Combination Vaccine and Rabies|
|Rabies is administered every three years after the 2nd vaccine. By law all dogs in South Africa have to be vaccinated against Rabies.|