When to vaccinate a kitten, and when not
Vaccination is a natural preventative treatment. We do vaccinations for their children from birth (rubella and hepatitis b, pertussis, and polio). Why many people prefer to ignore this procedure in relation to Pets — in fact, the same family members? Experts claim that the issue is not about whether to vaccinate or not. The question has the right to stand alone: "When to vaccinate a kitten or a puppy." And nothing else! In this article we will focus exclusively on cat.
Unlike our children, kittens to vaccinate should only be done when they are slightly older and are beginning to move from breastfeeding to regular foods. If their kids we do the first vaccine in the first days, the animals only after at least eight weeks. A clear framework is not, and the question of when to make the first kitten vaccination, revaccination with subsequent grafting, it is better to consult a specialist.
Before injection it is necessary to carry out deworming. The procedure is at least ten days. About holding make a mark in the veterinary certificate. To start it you need regardless of whether you have a purebred animal or not. The document can be freely purchased and fill in the title pages of their own. In the future when the procedures will be to do the vet it is under record their signatures and stamps.
The health of the mother-cat is affected by how many kittens vaccinations. If she vaccinated her children can be given more time in order to get stronger, and spend the first injection only after 12 weeks after birth. If not, then go through the procedure required much earlier, namely in 8 weeks.
When to vaccinate kitten is not recommended? In the period of change of teeth and diseases. At this time, the body is vulnerable, and the likelihood that the animal will not cope with the vaccine, is very high. It is not recommended to do the injections after the surgery for three weeks, as well as operations after vaccination. At least two weeks must elapse if the pet was treated with antibiotics.
There are several cases when to vaccinate kitten is not recommended. This includes contact with sick or questionable animals, as well as periods after stressful situations or in front of them (moving, exhibitions, travel).
By and large the time of vaccination is not limited to a definite framework, especially if you do not take out pet outside the region. The recommended period. That is, once a year your pet should be vaccinated against rabies and complex drug from panleukopenia, calicivirosis, rhinotracheitis. That's the minimum! It is desirable to carry out the procedure in specialized clinics after a medical examination.
How and when to vaccinate kitten, to solve certainly to you, but it should be remembered that, except a banal procedure protects the life of the pet, and your health is not jeopardized. While it's fair to say that no vaccination can be an absolute guarantor. The immune system of each animal's individual reaction may be different. But despite all this, to neglect the vaccination is not necessary.