It is extremely
important for both dogs and cats to be vaccinated against certain preventable
diseases, this visit to the vet also allows us to perform a full health
check on the animal and discuss any concerns you may have with us.
We recommend the following vaccination schedule :
6 weeks - First vaccination (5-in-1 Core vaccine)
9 weeks - Second Vaccination (booster)
12 weeks - First Rabies vaccination and Core Vaccine booster
16 weeks - Rabies Booster and Core Vaccine booster.
Thereafter annual Rabies and Core Vaccine Boosters.
9 weeks - First 3-in-1 Core vaccine and Leukemia Vaccine
12 weeks - First Rabies vaccine, a Core and leukemia vaccine booster.
16 weeks - Rabies booster.
Thereafter annual Rabies,Core and Leukemia Vaccine Boosters.
At St. Francis Vet we carry a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art
laboratory and diagnostic imaging equipment including:
A Digital x-ray system for superior diagnostic accuracy, speed
and image quality over the conventional film-screen system.
resolution ultrasound which uses concentrated sound waves to
visualise a wide range of organ and soft tissues.
laboratory able to rapidly analyse important blood, urine and
should have a regular (at least yearly) dental check-up, unfortunately
even with the best of care, animals will often require a dental scale
and polish due to plaque build-up and may require extractions due to
inflammation of the gums and tooth decay.
procedures require a general anaesthetic and need to be booked in advance.
No food or water should be given from 8pm the night before the dental
procedure, your pet should be dropped off at the practice between 8:00
and 8:30am and will be able to return home that same afternoon.