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21 Dec 2004

Hi all

Please can you tell me what (if any) adverse effects there will be if you do not take your dog or cat for it's vacinations.?

And, what are the most important ones they should be getting.

Answer 307 views

01 Jan 0001

Yes, there will be a serious adverse effect if they are not vaccinated - they will die of disease. Vaccinations have been created for a very good reason, it prevents life-threatening disease. Any caring owner will have their dogs vaccinated. The vet will determine which vaccines to give, but most vaccines contain the same basic viruses, but in different combinations, to be given a different times. Your vet will be familiar with what is necessary.

Please be responsible owner and take your dog for vaccinations.

Dr Malan van Zyl
Veterinary Specialist Physician
Cape Town
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