Pet Health

Why Vaccinate?

There is no point to vaccinating against every disease out there.  Vaccines have a cost to produce and administer, and – although rare – can have risk(s).  So why vaccinate at all?

Vaccinations are recommended for diseases...

Vaccination Risk(s)

Nothing is perfect – including our immune systems - and vaccines are not without their risks, although they are exceptionally rare.

  • Allergic Reactions:  These are rare in pets – less than 1% of vaccinated pets – but just like...

How Vaccines Differ from Drugs

A common question we are asked is why pets of different sizes need different doses of medication(s), but the volume of their vaccine(s) are the same. It is a very good question!

When doctors or veterinarians are prescribing or...

How Vaccines Work

If you are a history buff, you may know that the first vaccine was developed by a man named Edward Jenner, when he found that exposing humans to a cowpox blister – from cows! – protected the exposed human...