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Dog and cat vaccination: what is it for? Consultation and vaccination reminders

Vaccinating: is it always necessary?

Thanks to vaccination over the last 10 years, some serious diseases have become rare.

Is this a reason to stop vaccinating? No, on the contrary! It is essential to continue to vaccinate as without this, the disease risks to reappear. We must not forget that for dog and cat diseases, the fauna and wildlife often represent a reservoir where viruses are always present.

Continuing to vaccinate in a reasonable and personalized manner makes it possible to maintain a vaccination coverage sufficient to limit the risks of diseases re-emerging.

Your vet will be able to give you advice on the useful vaccines for your dog or your cat.

How does vaccination work?

Vaccination is done by the vet during a consultation.

During this, the vet will carry out a complete health check which will permit him to detect any possible problem.

On a puppy or a kitten, this is an opportunity to make a report on growth, education and behaviour, food, pest control, medical or surgical castration, hygiene. On an ageing pet, the consultation can be an opportunity to make a senior assessment, including a blood test. It is therefore a privileged moment of exchange between the vet, the pet and the owner.

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