V For Vaccination

Making sure your animals are vaccinated against common diseases is an important part of owning pets Vaccination, or immunization, is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to stimulate an individual’s immune system to develop adaptive immunity. The vaccination will only be able to make the antibody, which protects our pets, when give at the right time with the correct dosage. Puppies and kittens … Read more

The Persistent Danger of Rabies

Make sure you are vaccinated, and your pets are too! At the recent Vietnam Animal Welfare Conference, an annual event promoting animal (domestic, farm and wildlife) protection, Dr. Phan Xuan Thao, Director at the HCMC Department of Animal Health, presented a poignant reminder of the persistent danger of contracting rabies in Vietnam. Rabies is a … Read more

Ask the doctor: Vaccinate or not?

I’ve recently given birth to my son and now have to think about whether he should be administered the MMR vaccine. There is a movement in the us where parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children because they believe the vaccine causes autism. now because of this, there have been measles outbreaks in California, Delaware and New … Read more