Category: vaccinations

There is a high level of scepticism about dog vaccines in America which is concerning and it arises out of the Covid-19 pandemic when there was a lot of misinformation promulgated on social media

Too many people are sceptical about the safety and efficacy of routine dog vaccines

It looks as if the rumour mill and conspiracy theories on social media which bombarded people during and after Covid-19 concerning vaccinations against the disease has affected people’s views of pet vaccinations. The experts...

Core vaccinations at animal shelters

Can cats be vaccinated for toxoplasmosis?

No, at the moment, cats cannot be vaccinated for toxoplasmosis. There is a fairly recent study published online on the Science Direct website which provides some insights into the possibilities of a vaccination against...

The balance of risk of cat vaccinations

Can cat vaccinations cause diarrhoea?

Yes, cat vaccinations can cause diarrhoea. Sometimes cats have an allergic reaction to a vaccine. These are called type I hypersensitivity responses or anaphylaxis. It is a well documented adverse response associated with vaccine...

Are cat vaccinations really necessary?

The word necessary means ‘essential’. So are cat vaccinations really essential? You cannot say that cat vaccinations are essential. This is because they are not without risk but if you asked 100 cat owners...


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