Vaccinations

by admin on July 18, 2010

The dogs should be vaccinated properly at the suitable time. Vaccination assists in enhancing the animal’s resistance to fight against severe diseases that are responsible in carrying out continuous difficulties among the dogs. The orphaned dogs have the lesser protection inside their immune system. Therefore, such dogs should be mainly protected from the several diseases.

Generally, the process of vaccination begins at the age of 5 to 6 weeks and even earlier than this age. Actually, the maternal immunity assists the dogs to comprise natural disease resistance. It’s always better for de-worming the animals before applying the vaccination. Since the parvo virus usually affects the puppies in their earlier stage, the vaccination against the parvo virus is applied at the earlier stage. Each vaccine’s booster dose should be applied in appropriate time because this assists in building up the immune power as much as it is required for fighting against diseases. Vaccination is generally carried out in several different countries against the rabies disease.

The vaccination against the rabies disease is always given more importance compared to others vaccination out there. Rabies tags are even fixed at the most of the dog’s collar. The Rabies vaccination is actually given when the dogs are 13 to 15 week in age and this vaccination is repeated after 15 months. However, it differs with vaccination used because some vaccination in dogs is repeated after 3 years.

Among the dogs that haven’t received the colostrums and that are at high risky circle are given measles virus vaccines and it kill the parvovirus vaccination before 5 weeks of age itself. The vaccination called Leptospira serovar vaccine is given at 6 to 8 weeks of age and it is again given at 10 to 12 weeks and at 13 to 16 weeks as well.

The lyme and Bordetella disease vaccinations are optional ones when it comes to dogs. Moreover, the schedule of applying vaccinations against canine parvovirus, canine parainfluenza, and canine adenovirus resembles to the schedule of giving leptospiral serovars vaccine.

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