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.

A high resolution ultrasound which uses concentrated sound waves to visualise a wide range of organ and soft tissues.

An in-house laboratory able to rapidly analyse important blood, urine and faecal samples.


All animals 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.
These 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.