Vaccinating Your Dog Can Prevent These Diseases
Distemper - A widespread, and often fatal disease, which can cause vomiting, diarrhea, pneumonia and severe brain damage.
Adenovirus - The cause of infectious hepatitis and respiratory infections, respectively, CAV-1 virus produces severe damage to the cells of the liver. CAV-2 virus is part of the kennel cough complex in dogs.
Leptospirosis - A bacterial infection which often leads to permanent kidney damage. It is very contagious and spreads through contact with nasal secretions, urine or saliva of infected animals.
Parainfluenza - Another part of the kennel cough complex. It is often a mild respiratory infection, but can be more severe in puppies and debilitated dogs.
Parvovirus - A widespread and potentially fatal disease which may cause severe vomiting and diarrhea. It is especially dangerous
in young dogs and individuals susceptible to the effects of dehydration
Coronavirus - A highly contagious viral infection of the gastrointestinal tract which causes vomiting and diarrhea. Young puppies are particularly susceptible to this disease.
Rabies - A fatal viral infection of the central nervous system that can affect all mammals, including man. The virus is transmitted from animal to animal and animal to man primarily through the bite of an infected animal. Routine vaccination is the key to controlling this dreaded disease.
Bordetella - A bacteria that infects the upper respiratory tract. It is one of the many important contributing infectious agents in the kennel/canine cough complex.
Lyme Disease - A disease carried by ticks which infects both man and dogs.The disease can damage many of the dog's body systems, but most often causes fever, loss of appetite and lameness.