Vaccination

Vaccines are only effective if the animal is healthy, properly dewormed and done at the right time, that is, when the defenses are mature.

The timing of vaccination is important, because the maternal antibodies that have crossed the placenta are decreasing after birth, if done early we can interfere with maternal immunity, if we vaccinate too late the animal will be unprotected for some time.

Vaccination consists in the inoculation of a substance, the organism will react in front of it creating defenses. This substance, called a vaccine, typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism and is often made from weakened or dead forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins. The agent stimulates the body's immune system to recognize the agent as a threat, destroy it and keep a record of it, so that the immune system can more easily recognize and destroy any of these microorganisms that it finds later.

Vaccination according to the species of your pet

Each animal species needs a set of different vaccines for each case, below you will find a list of the most common pet species, in case you do not find the species of your pet, ask us

DOG VACCINATION

It is very important to vaccinate our dog to protect against possible diseases such as:

  • Parvovirus

    High mortality virus in puppies. Attacks the immune system of our pet causing vomiting and diarrhea with blood.

  • Distemper

    Very high mortality disease in both adults and puppies. Symptoms: respiratory, digestive, and ends up affecting the nervous system. Surviving dogs often suffer sequelae, such as tics, epileptic seizures and other nervous defects.

  • Hepatitis

    Virus that produces an inflammation in the dog's liver, in most cases irreversible and deadly.

  • Leptospirosis

    Bacterial disease that affects mainly the dog's kidney. This disease can be transmitted to the humans.

  • Rabies

    It is currently eradicated from Spain thanks to the annual vaccination of the dog, but deadly in humans and animals. Compulsory vaccination

The type of vaccine, the vaccination schedule and the deworming will depend above all on the age of the dog.

Our vaccination plan:

Your first deworming will preferably be over 45 days of life and will be provided with each vaccine.

  • First vaccination:

    at 45-55 days of the puppy's life. It is vaccinated against parvovirus and distemper.

  • Second vaccination:

    3 weeks after the first vaccine. It is revaccinated with parvovirus and distemper, as well as hepatitis, leptospirosis and parainfluenza.

  • Third vaccine:

    3 weeks after the 2nd vaccine. Revaccinate of all the diseases described above.

These three first vaccines are the most important because they are the most common diseases for our dog.

  • Rabies + microchip (from 3 months of age)
  • Revaccination of rabies

Once our dog is an adult we will only have to vaccinate once a year. We have two options:
  • Polyvalent vaccine

    It is the most recommended since we revaccinate all the diseases that were vaccinated of puppies (they are the most frequent), it also includes rabies.

  • Rabies

    Obligatory

Internal deworming should be every 3 months throughout the animal's life.

The external deworming (fleas and ticks) should be monthly, especially during the summer months.

ADVICE!:

Your puppy should not go outside until it have the first 3 vaccines , because it can get some disease through the urine and feces of other dogs carrying diseases. On the other hand, it can play with other dogs that are properly vaccinated.

Other vaccinations in dogs
  • Annual vaccine against the heartworm (Dirofilariosis)

    This vaccine will be from 24 weeks of age; from this moment we will have to test to rule out the presence of Dirofilaria infection in the blood of our dog, since if the test is positive the vaccine is totally contraindicated and it should be treated with other products to eliminate adult worms before Start prevention with the vaccine.

  • Vaccine against Leishmaniasis

    It can be applied after 6 months of life and separated by at least 2 weeks from any other vaccine. You must have a previous test and if it is negative it can get vaccinated. If the result of the test was positive, it could not be vaccinated and it would have to be necessarily treated because it is a notifiable disease and although it is rare, it can affect humans.

    For the first time they are vaccinated, three vaccinal doses are applied, separated by 21 days. And then a revaccination every year. If it takes more than 15 months to re-vaccinate, it is advisable to return to the initial regimen.

  • Vaccine against tracheobronchitis (cough of the kennels)

    Viral and bacterial disease that affects the respiratory system. It is advisable to vaccinate our dog once a year, especially if we are going to leave our pet in a dog residence for a few days (since it is more frequent in areas with a higher concentration of animals). In this case (leaving our pet in a hotel or residence) should be vaccinated between 10-14 days before leaving.

CAT VACCINATION

The first vaccine is given at 5-6 weeks of life, we vaccinate against:

  • Feline Leukemia:

    feline virus with very variable symptoms such as tumors, decreased immune defenses which will cause new infections that will worsen the health of our feline. The majority of those infected die between 1-3 years.

  • Feline Panleukopenia:

    It is a highly contagious disease among cats and produces vomiting, diarrhea, fever, anemia and decreased immune system. Variable mortality from 25 to 90%.

  • Herpesvirus and Feline calicivirus:

    They are respiratory infections that affect mostly young kittens. High mortality up to 60%.

  • Feline infectious peritonitis:

    virus that mainly affects animals from 6 months to 2 years. It infects the liver, immune system, damages the blood vessels and causes liquids to flow to the abdomen and chest.

  • Rabies:

    currently eradicated from Spain but mortal in humans and animals.

Our vaccination plan:
To consider:

Before vaccination, we must perform a leukemia-immunodeficiency test and, if it is negative, we move on to the vaccination plan.

The vaccines are separated from each other in a range of 3 weeks. Internal deworming is added to each vaccination.
  • Trivalent (rhinotracheitis, panleukopenia and calicivirus)

  • Leukemia

  • Revaccination of the trivalent

  • Revaccination of leukemia

  • Rage + microchip (mandatory)

  • Revaccination rabies

Annual revaccination of trivalent + leukemia + rabies.

Internal deworming (every three months) and external (monthly).

VACCINATION RABBITS

The first vaccine of our rabbit is put to the 6th week of life, and at least we will have to put 4 vaccines. And with them we protect you against:

  • Myxomatosis

    Produced by a virus and transmitted by fleas.
    Symptoms: fever, swelling of the eyelids, head and genitals, conjunctivitis, and pustules and scabs especially in head. 100% mortality in infected animals in its acute form.
    Vaccination is made from kits, and vaccination will be repeated every 6 months throughout its life.

  • Respiratory diseases of the rabbit or "rabbit flu"

    Produced by bacteria, (Pasterella) produces an infection of the respiratory tract, it can even lead to otitis with perforation of the eardrum, pleuritis and death from lung infection. It can be prevented with vaccination and revaccination every 6 months.

  • Viral hemorrhagic disease

    Produced by a virus, it produces large internal hemorrhages that cause the death of the rabbit in 24 hours.

DEWORMING: During the vaccination it is also applied its internal and external antiparasitic treatment.

Vaccination schedule:
  • First Vaccine against myxomatosis

    is vaccinated from kits and will be repeated every 6 months throughout its life.

  • Second Vaccine against viral hemorrhagic disease

    Separated two weeks after the first vaccine

  • Revaccination of the 1st and 2nd vaccine

    separated three weeks of the second vaccine

  • TThird Vaccine against Pasterella

    will be repeated every 6 months

The adult rabbit revaccinates from the three mentioned diseases, in spring and autumn. If we want to raise, we will apply a special plan so that the kits are born protected.

VACCINATION MINI PIG AND VIETNAMITE PIG
  • 1st Vaccine: Erysipelas:

    at 8-12 weeks of life, revaccinate at 3 weeks. From here every 6-12 months.Infect contagious disease, mainly affects growing pigs. Symptoms: high fever, prostration, conjunctivitis, vomiting. Purple spots on the ears, abdomen and inside of the legs. Hepatomegaly, splenomegaly and endocarditis. Acute and chronic form.

  • 2nd Parvovirus Vaccine:

    At 5-6 months of age, revaccinate at 3 weeks. Revaccinate 3-8 weeks before each breeding. Wild boars should be revaccinated every 6 months. Infectious disease. Reproductive symptoms, fetal injuries.

  • 3rd Aujeszky vaccine or pseudorabies. Obligatory in Spain.

    Infectious disease caused by a virus. Nervous, respiratory and reproductive symptoms.

Stool examination: young animals (up to 6 months of age) every 2 months. In adult animals twice a year minimum. Based on the results, the veterinarian will decide if deworming is necessary.
HUNTS VACCINATION
  • Distemper:

    Annual vaccination. Vaccinate at 6-8 weeks of age, puppies should be vaccinated 3 times with a frequency of 15-21 days.

  • Rabies:

    Annual vaccination. (separated 2-3 weeks of the distemper vaccine). They are vaccinated from 14-16 weeks of age.

Ferrets are very sensitive to filariasis (heartworm disease) and their evolution is usually fatal. For prevention, we recommend using Stronghold (1 pipette per month) throughout life. It should start from 3-4 weeks of life.

The Stronghold is also very effective in preventing and treating our ferrets of fleas, ear mites and some intestinal parasites. Intestinal parasites are frequent in ferrets, so they must be dewormed every three months.