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Vaccinations for cat in heat

My intact female cat (about 3 years old) is almost due for re-vaccinations, and I'm worried she's going to be in heat soon. I've read somewhere the dogs in heat shouldn't get re-vaccinated but that ...
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My dog has been bitten by a snake (adder) twice; is it now "vaccinated"?

So, the rover has been bitten twice and I wonder if it is now "vaccinated" and if future hypothetical snake bites will be less severe? It is a large Golden Retriever and it was bitten by a ...
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Are there any non-live virus vaccines for canine distemper?

I just adopted a puppy who is around 8 months old. The rescue organization that I got her from told me she contracted distemper when she was around 3-4 months old, just after her first vaccine. The ...
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Does cats require boosting vaccine shot every year?

I will give my cat FVRCP vaccine. I was told that it requires boosting dose after 3 weeks. And that I need to repeat the vaccine every year. Say for example I give the vaccine @2021 And a boosting ...
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Can I socialise my puppy with another dogs, who had their annual booster 2 years ago?

I currently have a 9 week old Husky puppy, who has had her first vaccine a 12 days ago. She is due her next vaccine in 3 weeks. Is it ok for me to socialise her with my parents dogs( 7 & 9 years ...
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Vaccine for sheep pneumonia

I have a clock of Chios sheep in the middle east region living in a semi-closed barn, pneumonia has been the major cause of death (in lambs) so far I have tried Tylosin and many Oxytetracycline ...
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How can our dog have been vaccinized against Corona a few years ago?

In the identity document of our once beloved dog Bo, may she rest in peace near the Beloved One, it is written that she was vaccinated already some years ago against Corona. Is this some dog Corona ...
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Is it a good idea to get anti rabies vaccines or booster shots regularly for myself as well as my pets?

I am new to taking care of or adopting puppies. I just adopted a 4 months old puppy, and am planning to get her vaccinated later next week. But in the future, with plans to adopt more puppies, is it a ...
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Infection risk for young puppies due to being flooded previously

We got flooded around mid November. Water went up to the half of our 2nd flood so there was mud and sewage water everywhere. Majority of the cleaning on the house was finished around mid December but ...
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My dog's vaccination schedule was interrupted, what now?

My dog had his first set of vaccines at 8 weeks old. He was due his second set, but due to the ongoing situation this isn't currently possible. He is almost 12 weeks old now. Will he need to start ...
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Do I need to re-vaccinate my dog for rabies after possible exposure to an infected animal?

I brought a traumatized little pup who had been bitten by an aggressive dog, seven days ago. The aggressive dog died, convulsing, the day after biting. The dog didn't show lack of coordination, jaw ...
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Can I give anti-rabies vaccine (PE Prophylaxis) to a 25-day-old puppy because he was bitten by a symptomatic rabid dog?

I found a severely traumatized puppy in front of my home, two days ago. Brought her home and found two bite marks on the sides of her head. Upon asking around the locality, we realized she had been ...
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Should a puppy with its first vaccinations meet a dog that’s not fully vaccinated?

All in the title, really. Over Christmas, my puppy will have had his first vaccination. I want to bring him to see family over this time, but a dog he will meet hasn’t had yearly boosters, only her ...
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Got an 11-week male lab puppy. We live in NY city apartments and I am not sure if he has received any shots. I have a few questions

My wife and I got a new male lab puppy, who is living with us in our apartment. I have a few questions, I would really appreciate if you could me out here. Issue: Not sure if the puppy has received ...
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Best dewormer for puppies [closed]

I have been given Bravecto triworm by my vet for my puppy during vaccinations. Both times that I have given it to my puppy has led to him vomiting after 3-5 hours. He is just 4 months old now. I have ...
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any links between rabbies vac and pericardial effusion

My 9 year old husky was as happy and [seemed] healthy as could be yesterday morning. She needed her rabbies vac so around 3 i went and got it done at my vet. After about 4 hours she became very ...
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What's the safest earlier age a foal can be vaccinated against tetanus and strangles?

If the foal misses out on the mother's colostrum, they may miss out on immunity from the mother. In this case the foal didn't get colostrum and her IGG tests were poor. She had two plasma infusions to ...
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How do I check if a dog is vaccinated?

I've started dog sitting, and am really enjoying it. One thing I'd like to know is the best way to check that a client's dogs are vaccinated. Can I ask for the phone number of their vet, and expect ...
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Can two unvaccinated puppies play together? [duplicate]

Can an unvacinated puppy who hasnt gone outside play with another unvaccinated puppy ? I just got a 2 month old puppy (unvaccinated) i was planning on going over to a friends house whos dog is also ...
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Protecting my kitten against rabies after fighting with feral cats

I live in Pakistan, and we own a three months old Persian breed kitten. It had aggressive interactions with other feral cats who secretly sneaked into our house. I don't think that my cat was injured ...
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How long should you wait after 3rd Parvo vaccine?

I talked to the vet while my puppy was being vaccinated for his 3rd round at 16 weeks. She told me to wait 1-2 weeks before allowing my puppy to walk around outside. Various internet searches turn up ...
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My two month old cat bit me, could I get rabies? [duplicate]

My kitten is UNVACCINATED but I live in Europe currently and where I live most rabies come from bats or dogs. I was playing around with her with my hand as a mouse and other objects. She was also ...
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Is it safe to give a rabies booster 2 weeks after inital vaccine?

I have a mixed breed dog that has not been given an annual antirabies vaccine. Suddenly at the age of 5 years, my dog killed a rat so I decided to give him an antirabies vaccine. Then my vet advised ...
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Unvaccinated puppy in used carrier

Our new puppy is 8 weeks old and has some, but not all, rounds of her vaccinations. Before she came home we bought a used plastic-based travel crate from a second-hand store. We've cleaned it out with ...
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Do pet parrots need vaccinations?

I live in South Africa where I'm not aware of the necessity or vaccines for pet parrots. Do pet parrots require vaccinations anywhere else in the world?
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Golden Retriever puppy after vaccination

My Golden Retriever breed puppy is 75 days old. Yesterday, he got his 2nd vaccination. However, after almost 36 hours, he behaves something different such as biting everything, peeing elsewhere, not ...
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Minimum age of kittens for rabies vaccination

I have a litter of Siberian kittens, and I'm thinking of taking them to a cat show in a couple months, but they'll be at the exact age when they are supposed to get vaccinated at the time. Polyvalent ...
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Keep dog isolated until fully vaccinated

We have recently acquired a Boston Terrier. It's our first dog, but we are amazed by her capacity to learn. We have been told to keep her isolated until her third shot (she is getting V8, but I'm ...
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Are blank pet passports available outside of the EU?

In Europe vaccination history and pertaining information about your pet are collected in his pet passport. Now we moved away from Europe and are about to get another pet (in addition to the ones we ...
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Regarding being bitten by about 2 month old puppy and risk of rabies

While trying to feed a stray puppy in my neighbourhood, I got a needle point pierce from his tooth on my thumb, with some blood also. Immediately I rushed to the doctor and got myself anti-rabies ...
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What are the risks and/or benefits of receiving more frequent vaccines?

In the question Anti-rabies vaccination once in 3 years for pets in countries like India? in addition to the proper schedule in their area, the OP is concerned that their dog is getting vaccinated to ...
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Anti-rabies vaccination once in 3 years for pets in countries like India?

My pet dog, a 4-year old Golden Retriever, gets vaccinated against rabies once every year. A few months ago I found out that most of the core vaccines for dogs provide immunity for 3 years, so I ...
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Are there any vaccines that are needed for cows in Gujarat, India?

I love cows, but I do not know if there are there is any need for cows to have vaccines, whether they're compulsory vaccines or optional vaccines. If so, which are the schedules for the vaccines? I ...
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Do rescue animals get vaccinated?

If you get a dog or cat from an animal shelter, will it have the necessary vaccinations taken by the shelter, or is there a chance you will have to pay for and organise these yourself? On the one ...
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What are the side effects of a rabies vaccination?

I recently had my cats updated on their rabies vaccinations, and one of them started puking in the morning afterwards. I've caught that it happens after I feed him, so it's almost as if the ...
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How is the vaccination schedule for dogs determined?

My dog's (1) vet diary shows a regular vaccination schedule for 3 things: Distemper / Hepatitis Parvo / Corona / Leptosspirosis / Parainfluenza (9 in one; injection) — Once every year. Anti-Rabies (...
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How important is it to get your dog vaccinated for heartworm in India?

Is heartworm common among dogs in India, and is it necessary to get dogs vaccinated against it?
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Rabies from a cat? Under what circumstances?

In the country where I live there has been a mild rabies outbreak, which in turn has prompted the authorities to enforce obligatory vaccination of all cats and dogs, even ones which don't go out. It's ...
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Are annual booster vaccinations necessary for dogs and cats that are no longer in contact with communicable diseases they're preventing?

I have 2 pets (a cat and a dog) that receive booster vaccines every year for communicable diseases they're no longer in contact with. They have been adopted from a shelter in non-Schengen area EU ...
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