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Additional Vaccinations for Pets

At Hope Island Vet Surgery, we understand that every pet has unique health needs and lifestyle factors that may increase their risk for certain diseases. That’s why, in addition to core vaccinations for pets, we offer a range of additional vaccinations designed to provide comprehensive protection for your furry friend. Our goal is to ensure your furry friend enjoys a long, happy, and healthy life by their side.

Tailored Protection Beyond Core Vaccinations

While core vaccinations cover diseases that all pets are generally at risk for, additional vaccinations are recommended based on your pet’s specific lifestyle, environment, and risk factors. These vaccinations offer an extra layer of protection against certain conditions that your pet may be exposed to.

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Additional Vaccinations Offered:

For Dogs:

  • Leptospirosis: Recommended for dogs exposed to wildlife, standing water, or who live in or travel to areas with high rainfall.
  • Bordetella (Kennel Cough): Essential for dogs that frequent boarding facilities, dog parks, grooming salons, or any environment with a high concentration of dogs.
  • Canine Influenza: Advised for dogs that are socially active and those participating in dog shows, boarding, or daycare.
  • Lyme Disease: Recommended for pets in tick-endemic areas or those who frequently hike or spend time in wooded areas.


For Cats:

  • Feline Leukemia (FeLV): Important for outdoor cats or those who live with or have contact with outdoor cats.
  • Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV): Recommended for cats at risk of exposure, primarily outdoor cats or those in multi-cat households with known exposure.


Customised Vaccination Plans

Our veterinary team at Hope Island Vet Surgery will work with you to assess your pet’s specific risks and lifestyle to recommend the most appropriate additional vaccinations. We believe in a personalised approach to pet healthcare and will ensure your pet receives only the vaccinations they truly need.


Why Choose Hope Island Vet Surgery for Additional Vaccinations?

  • Expert Guidance: Our experienced veterinarians provide expert advice on which additional vaccinations are suitable for your pet.
  • Comprehensive Care: We offer a holistic approach to your pet’s health, including preventative care, nutrition advice, and behavior counseling.
  • State-of-the-Art Facility: Our clinic is equipped with the latest in veterinary technology to ensure your pet receives the best possible care.
  • Compassionate Service: We treat every pet like a member of our own family, providing gentle and stress-free vaccination experiences.

Frequently asked questions

Are additional vaccinations safe?

Yes, additional vaccinations are safe and undergo rigorous testing. Any potential side effects are typically mild and temporary, but we will discuss all risks and benefits with you.

Can I customise my pet’s vaccination plan?

Absolutely. We tailor each pet’s vaccination plan to their individual needs, ensuring they receive only the vaccinations that are necessary for their protection.

How do I know if my pet needs additional vaccinations?

Our veterinarians will assess your pet’s lifestyle, environment, and health to recommend any additional vaccinations that may benefit them.

How often will my pet need additional vaccinations?

The frequency of additional vaccinations varies depending on the vaccine and your pet’s risk of exposure. We will provide a customised schedule for your pet.

What is the cost of additional vaccinations?

Costs vary depending on the type of vaccination. We strive to provide affordable care and will discuss all costs with you upfront.


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Schedule an Appointment

Protect your pet against preventable diseases by scheduling an appointment for additional vaccinations at Hope Island Vet Surgery. Contact us today to discuss your pet’s vaccination needs and how we can help keep them healthy and protected.

Let Hope Island Vet Surgery be your partner in providing the best care for your pet. Our comprehensive vaccination services are designed to ensure your pet’s well-being at every stage of their life. Please get in touch with us if you have any concerns or questions.