Vaccines for Pets

Vaccines for PetsBefore buying a pet is desired, make sure the financial condition qualified to meet all the needs of the pet later. The need here is not only nutritious food, a comfortable cage, toys, shampoo, a pup, and schools only, but shall give periodic vaccination. What is the vaccination? Vaccination is a way to weaken or kill viruses trigger the disease by injecting the vaccine. Regarding the benefits of vaccination, when appropriate vaccination, the risk behind vaccinations, as well as vaccination costs can read more below!

What is important?

  • Preventing the onset of the disease. There are a lot of bacteria and viruses in animals, although the animals home. This can happen due to a dirty environment, food was not fresh, or so forth. If left unchecked, bacteria and viruses that can lead to various diseases among rabies, mouth and nail diseases, tumors, leptospirosis, and much more. Starting from this condition, it is important to inject the vaccine as an effort to attenuation of bacteria and viruses trigger the disease. This means going to reduce the cost of treatment or pet care because of the potential rarely sick. No less important, the death of a pet because of illness can be minimized.
  • Avoiding infection in humans. Meningitis, an infection of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. If not treated properly, the disease can be fatal. The cause of this disease is the bacteria Pasteurella multocida which can be transmitted through a dog or cat bite or lick. Leptospirosis, a disease that is transmitted from a pet like a dog where headache, chills, vomiting, jaundice, diarrhea, and rash becomes symptoms. The risk of disease transmission can be prevented by vaccination in pets.

When to do?

Vaccination of pets, especially dogs and cats are highly recommended because many diseases that can be transmitted.

Vaccines for dogs do when age

  • 6 weeks to provide Distemper and Parvovirus vaccine
  • 9 weeks to give Parainfluenza and Bordetella vaccines
  • 12 weeks to deliver vaccines Distemper, Hepatitis, Leptospirosis, and Parvovirus
  • 16 weeks by giving rabies vaccines
  • Age 1 year and repeated every year to give the vaccine Parvovirus, Distemper, Parainfluenza, Hepatitis, Adenovirus Type 2, Leptospirosis and Rabies

Vaccination of cats do when age

  • 6-8 weeks by injecting the vaccine Panleukopenia, calici Virus, and rhinotracheitis
  • 10-12 weeks by injecting the same vaccine when cats aged 6-8 weeks
  • Minimum of 3 months to inject rabies vaccine
  • Repeated every year by injecting the vaccine Panleukopenia, calici virus, rhinotracheitis, Rabies

Are there risks?

Although for the purposes of the pet immune to the disease, but vaccination also can trigger side effects for the pet.

  • Allergies such as convulsions, diarrhea, rash, swelling, itching, difficulty breathing, fast heart rate, etc.
  • Chronic Kidney

If a pet experiencing this condition after vaccination, consult a veterinarian immediately concerned. Generally, there are some restrictions pets after vaccines include:

  • Not recommended bathed for 10 days post-vaccination
  • It is not recommended to bring pets to travel far
  • Avoid of cold and rainy weather
  • Make sure not provide drugs that have not been recommended veterinarian

How much does it cost?

Animal vaccination itself costs generally depends on the type of vaccine is injected. For cat vaccines are divided into three types of them: tricat vaccine at a cost range between IDR 80.000 and IDR 150.000, vaccines tetracat between IDR 170.000 to IDR 200.000, and the rabies vaccine IDR 30.000 to IDR 100.000. For vaccine dogs are divided into three vaccines: Vaccine I for parvovirus approximately IDR 50.000, vaccines II for Parvovirus, Distemper, Leptospirosis, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, and Bordetella approximately IDR 150.000, as well as vaccines III for vaccine 2 plus rabies approximately IDR 160.000.