Posts Tagged ‘vaccination’

Thumbnail Audit of Adverse Vaccination Events

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

If justifying your decision against vaccination in terms of feared side effects, it’s important to get your facts right.   Here we’ll look at the types of side effects dogs and cats may suffer… Read more

Canine Tetanus: a Facial Expression to Remember

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Here’s a facial expression you should commit to memory.  A vet may only see it a few times during their career, and a pet owner only once if unlucky. No, it’s not Rabies or ferocious aggression;… Read more

Vaccination Controversy, in man and animal

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

The recent bout of fitting toddlers in Perth, and death of a Brisbane infant within 12 hours of a routine, seasonal flu jab, is a tragic yet timely prompt for a conversation surrounding vaccination… Read more

Parvo Outbreak, Ocean Shores, NSW

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

Scattered around the environment, like deadly confetti, Parvovirus is a hardy, virulent and highly contagious virus that strikes down hundreds of dogs each year. With a mortality rate up to 90%, it’s… Read more

Herd Immunity, Whooping and Kennel coughs

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Herd immunity is the protective firewall you enjoy when enough of your social circle is vaccinated. Even if you’re susceptible to a disease, you can’t catch it, because there isn’t anyone to give it… Read more

Google-mapping infectious diseases

Monday, March 1st, 2010

When making educated decisions on the need for vaccination, pet owners are often keen to hear of disease occurrence. Traditionally, without centralised monitoring of diseases, like those recorded… Read more

Slash your vet bills?

Friday, June 5th, 2009

A recent letter to clients served by a clinic in Melbourne. Recession driven pricing and marketing wars, provoking (un)professional argy-bargy…… Regrettably we have recently seen a number of… Read more