|Husky of the Month|
Congrats Nikita, Archer, and Cheyanne,
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Tails of the Tundra Siberian Husky Rescue!
Join date : 2012-10-25
Location : Atlanta
|Subject: Yearly shots? Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:18 pm|| |
Hello all. Nikko's yearly checkup will be coming up in January and I was curious to see what you all thought about the yearly shots, rabies, etc. He was fully vaccinated with everything by the time of his check up last january. Should he get any shots this time around? I read a lot of conflicting views on it. Thanks!
Join date : 2011-07-01
Location : Denver, CO
|Subject: Re: Yearly shots? Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:43 pm|| |
Depending on Georgia law, the Rabies one will either be a one or three year vaccine and that one is required by law. As for the others, you can ask your vet about doing titter testing to check for immunity.
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Join date : 2012-08-13
Location : Nebraska
|Subject: Re: Yearly shots? Thu Dec 12, 2013 1:22 pm|| |
I personally do not believe in yearly vaccination. I loosely follow a protocol close to Dr. Jean Dodds limited vaccine schedule. The only shot I do is rabies because it is required by law; we do the three year, not the one year.
Join date : 2013-06-14
Location : Missouri
Join date : 2011-12-26
Location : Suffolk County, NY
|Subject: Re: Yearly shots? Thu Dec 12, 2013 3:02 pm|| |
I do rabies every 3 years since it's required by law, and after the initial puppy shots will do the distemper/parvo cocktail 3 weeks away from every other rabies shot (about every 6 years). I don't do lepto or lyme since there are more risks than benefits.
|Subject: Re: Yearly shots? || |
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