Why you should vaccinate your pets
What is a Vaccination
A vaccination is a treatment to produce immunity against a specific disease. It is a biological preparation that often contains an agent that is similar to the
Why Should You Vaccinate your pets
Like in the Human world, there are many communicable diseases in the animal world. That’s why it is important to have your pets vaccinated.
Vaccinations have helped save the lives of millions of pets across the world. Vaccinating your pet doesn’t just save the life of your pet, but helps saves the lives of other animals who may be too young to be vaccinated, or cannot be vaccinated. This Diagram below shows how vaccinations can help
In this first diagram, it shows how a completely unvaccinated group can easily spread
In this second diagram it shows that when a large percentage of the animals are vaccinated, it helps protect those who are not vaccinated.
What to Vaccinate Against
There are many diseases that vaccinations can help prevent. In dogs, you should get them vaccinated for:
Cats Should be vaccinated for
All animals that are adopted from the Kitimat Community Humane Society will have already had their vaccinations, but be sure to check their medical record to confirm.