We recommend that a veterinary surgeon carries out a general health check on your new puppy within a couple of days of its arrival. It may be possible to coincide this with the first vaccination.
Puppies require a vaccination course of two injections which can start from six weeks of age. We normally give the second vaccination four weeks later. We advise that your puppy is not allowed out until after the second vaccination. However, you puppy may go out in your own garden for toilet training and can mix with other healthy, fully vaccinated friend’s and family’s dogs within their own gardens. If you are thinking of attending a puppy party to get your dog socialised with other dogs, this can be done after first vaccination, provided that all puppies are vaccinated to this level.
The puppy vaccination course includes vaccinations against distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis and parvovirus. We also recommend vaccination against kennel cough if they will be attending kennels, shows or dog training. This can be given to puppies from six weeks of age. These vaccines are included with our Pet Health Club scheme. Annual vaccinations are required to maintain immunity for your dog.