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  1. Over-vaccinating my puppy?

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    Hi! I have an almost 12 week old puppy. He was vaccinated twice by his breeder, once at 5 weeks because his litter was quite large and a second when he was 8 weeks old. We waited 4 weeks and got his third (and I was told final) vaccination today, but the vet informed us that they wanted to do 2...
  2. Are all these vaccinations really necessary?

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    Ok, so my husband and I recently adopted our Coco about a month ago. Healthy 3-year-old 20 lb female who looks to be something between a brittany and a cocker spaniel. We took her to the vet today for our first examination with her and the vet said she's healthy, but recommended a some...
  3. human medical: HPV oral-cancers soar in men; College-Ms are still missing HPV vax

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    HPV, human papilloma virus, is a multistrain highly-infectious illness - its most-dangerous outcome when women / girls are exposed is cervical cancer, b/c deep in the body, there are no symptoms until it's well-advanced, & it can be terminal by the time of Dx. Many parents were very upset at...
  4. Staggered Puppy Vaccine Schedules

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    Is there a benefit to staggering the time vaccines are given to puppies? I was looking at the typical AVMA schedule and seen that the ammount of vaccines they get as puppies is huge. My puppy and Miniture American Shepherd isn't the smallest breed but I recently got wind of Dr Robb and what he...
  5. Can I take my puppy out after second vaccine?

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    I have a long haired Chihuahua puppy named Koda and he received his first shot at 8 weeks like you're supposed to but he didn't receive his second until today at 14 weeks (late I know) and so far I've only walked him around the yard but I was wondering, now that he's had his second shot, in a...
  6. Can I switch to Spectra 5 vaccine?

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    Hello all! I have a Jack Russell Terrier pup. She is about 16 weeks old. When I bought her she had had her first round of vaccines at the vet. I know I should have given her a booster by now, but I've been unsure how to proceed. We've always administered our own vaccines, but I've wondered if...
  7. has anyone had a puppy/dog become very sore after vaccines(suggestions-experiances)

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    Our rescue baby Tao, a pit-bull shih-tzu mix) saw the vet for the first time today and got his vaccines and de-worming. It seemed like an awful lot for a 17 lbs puppy who at 16 weeks had never seen a vet before(his old family's choice)but the vet insisted.He received a dhpp, lepto, lyme...
  8. Lethargy normal after puppy vaccines?

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    My 9-week old got 2nd boosters today (DHLP/Parvo/Corona) around 8 this morning. We got home and she was her normal boisterous self for maybe an hour, then I left for a bit and when I got back she was asleep and has either been asleep or groggy since. She wasn't interested in eating lunch...
  9. Question about possible mess up with vaccines

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    Hey everyone. Ok, Puk got his last round of vaccines today, but I got home and went though the paperwork, and I am thinking there was an ooops. Heres the details. Puk was not first vaccinated until his was 3mo 3weeks so they told me he would only need two rounds of shots intestead of the usual...
  10. Lepto Vaccine: Yes or No?

    Dog Health
    In August I need to take my dog Nola in to the vet for a yearly exam and if I choose to, vaccines. She gets her rabies vaccine tomorrow, so that won't be an issue here. I've decided on getting her vaccinated for bordetella (kennel cough) but I'm on the fence about the lepto vaccine. Could you...
  11. Vaccines necessary for puppy starting daily walks

    Dog Health
    Hi guys, My pup is almost 6 months old, and I want to know if it's safe for him to go out already. Problem is, not having enough stimulus for him is driving us nuts, and I really want to start take him out on daily walks to burn his excess energy and stop this stress! So here is his medical...
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