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Vaccination

Re-vaccination is vital for your pet, because there is no satisfactory treatment for fatal diseases such as rabies, distemper, infectious hepatitis; kennel cough etc., Immunity following the first vaccination does not last for life. For continuous immunity re-vaccination at regular intervals is essential.

Re-vaccination costs little, does not hurt your pet and it's a time well spent at the doctor. In addition, when you take your pet for re-vaccination it gives the veterinary surgeon the opportunity to examine its general health status too.

 

Remember :

Keep this vaccination record in a safe place. It is proof of vaccination. Take it to your veterinary surgeon when having your pet re-vaccinated.

 

In Case of Dog Bite:

Wash the wound (bite/scratch area) thoroughly in running water. Clean the wound with an antiseptic like savlon. Do not cover or suture the wound. Consult your veterinary surgeon for further details. Vaccination is not required if the pet is immunized against rabies at regular intervals.


 

Vaccination Schedule

 

Pet

Vaccine

When

Booster

Cat

Panleukopenia, Herpesvirus and calicivirus (combined)

As early as 6 weeks, with boosters every 3 to 4 weeks until at least 12 weeks of age

Every 3 years

Cat

Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP)

Begin at 4 months old, repeat in 2-4 weeks

Every year

Cat

Feline distemper

At 9 weeks old and 12 weeks old

Every year

Cat, Dog, Ferret, Bunny

Rabies

At 3 months for initial protection, and again at 1 year

Every 1 to 3 years

Dog*

Distemper, Hepatitis, Parainfluenza, Parvovirus (combined DHPP), Leptospirosis, Adenovirus

At 6 to 8 weeks, 9 to 11 weeks, and 12 to 14 weeks

1 year after last puppy dose, then every 1 to 3 years depending on vaccine type

Dog

Rabies

3 months

1 year after puppy dose, then as required by local authorities

Dog

Coronavirus

6 weeks of age, then every 2-4 weeks until 12 weeks of age

 

Dog – if it will be exposed to ticks

Lyme

9 to11 weeks, and 12 to 14 weeks

Every year

Dog – if it will be boarded, or going to dog shows or obedience classes

Kennel cough (Bordotella)

16 weeks

Every year

Dog – outdoor dogs; can spread to humans

Giardia

12 weeks, 15 weeks

Every year, if indicated in your area

 


 

* Not a vaccination, but dogs should receive heartworm prevention starting at between 8-15 weeks of age, continued for life, with annual heartworm blood tests.

After the vaccination, it is important to watch your pet for the next couple of days for any signs of a reaction to the shot. Possible symptoms include:

Loss of appetite

Minor fever

Irritability, expressed as biting, growling, or unwillingness to be with people

Unusual sleepiness, lack of energy

Swelling or redness around the injection site

If you notice any of these signs, contact your veterinarian. If you observe a lump on your cat for more than 3 months after it has been vaccinated for rabies or feline leukemia call your vet. This could be a sign of a vaccine-associated tumor.

Reactions to vaccines happen from time to time, but for the most part, having your pet vaccinated, and given a health checkup once a year, is the safest way to protect them and help them live a long, happy life.

 

 

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