What are the required vaccinations for cats?
The core vaccinations for cats include: feline calicivirus, feline viral rhinotracheitis and panleukopenia. Our vaccinations that may be required for cats include: feline leukemia, feline immunodeficiency virus, Chlamydophila Felis, Bordetella and feline infectious peritonitis. Speak to your vet on a schedule for your cat depending on age, activity and environment.
Do pets need rabies vaccinations?
Pets born and raised in Australia do not need rabies shots. Animals coming from or going to other countries potentially need a rabies vaccination.
Is Vaccinating safe?
Yes, we consider vaccinating your pet to be safe and effective at keeping them from contracting potentially life-threatening illnesses. There are, however, always risks. Make sure to discuss any concerns you have with your vet. Some pets may experience mild side effects, such as fever, swelling at the injection site, or lethargy. The benefits of vaccination definitely outweigh the risks.