We have recently introduced a vaccine for the prevention of canine leptospirosis and coronavirus due to the case of leptospirosis in Wollongong earlier this year (2021). Leptospirosis is a highly contagious disease that can cause a severe life-threatening illness and is transmissible to humans. It can be contracted in areas where there are rats and standing water. The disease is shed in rat urine. If your pet is displaying any of the below signs, please call us to book an appointment immediately:
- Abdominal Pain
- Discolouration of the eyes (white to yellow)
The vaccine protocol involves two boosters 4 weeks apart and then annual boosters. We try to time this so it is done when they have their regular vaccines and check-up once a year as adults.