Dog Vaccination Schedule || Prevention of Deadly Diseases in Pets



why is vaccination required all dogs are at risk exposure to various infectious diseases some of which are life-threatening others such as rabies also pose a public health risk vaccination is done to produce immunity against the infectious diseases and viruses prevention of infectious disease is more beneficial to your pet than treating disease once it occurs how does a vaccine work vaccines contain killed or modified live weakened forms of viruses or bacteria they stimulate production of protective antibodies in healthy animals that neutralize the virus or bacteria if the animal is later exposed some vaccines contain combinations of several viruses or bacteria that immunize against several diseases these combinations minimize the inconvenience to the owner and discomfort for the pet why do puppies require more frequent vaccinations than older dogs nursing puppies ingest antibodies from their mothers through colostrum these maternal antibodies provide early protection against infectious diseases however they also neutralize the immunizing agents in vaccines maternal antibodies naturally declined during the first three to four months of life and eventually disappear for this reason puppy should receive a series of vaccinations beginning about 28 days of age this increases the likelihood of long-term protection from vaccinations as soon as maternal antibody levels have declined below protective levels how often should my dog be vaccinated vaccinations should be done for the following diseases on the given schedule at the age of 28 days canine koruna virus vaccination should be done at the age of 42 days six in one vaccine for canine distemper virus canine adenovirus type one canine adenovirus type two canine parvovirus canine leptospirosis canine para influenza virus and board a fellow should be given at the age of 56 days booster dose of canine coronavirus vaccinations should be done at the age of 63 days booster dose of Bordetella vaccination should be done at the age of 70 days booster dose of six in one vaccine should be given at the age of 90 days and the rabies vaccine should be given at the age of 100 days their dose of six in one vaccine should be given and to be repeated annually at the age of 270 days booster dose of MD rabies vaccine should be given and to be repeated annually please be ensure that vaccinations should be done by a qualified veterinarian and the cold chain of the vaccine is maintained between two degrees centigrade to eight degrees centigrade

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