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Should a puppy with its first vaccinations meet a dog that’s not fully vaccinated?

I'm sorry but the answer is no, you shouldn't have them meet yet. In fact, non-vaccinated young puppies should be kept away from other dogs as much as possible until they have received all of their ...
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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?

All pets should be regularly vaccinated against rabies. Typically the first shot is done at a few months old, and additional shots are done every 1 or 3 years thereafter; your vet should track this ...
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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?

Foremost, I will note that policies for vaccinating against rabies might differ for different areas. My knowledge is most applicable to the United States. As for pets, not only should you get them ...
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My two month old cat bit me, could I get rabies?

The odds your kitten has rabies are slim to none. Animals don't live very long once signs of rabies appear, some examples are: wanting to eat everything and anything fever seizures paralysis drooped ...
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Does cats require boosting vaccine shot every year?

Vaccination recommendations will vary by country, product, age of pet, prior vaccination history, lifestyle, and other factors. It may also even vary by vet, as the guidelines have changed somewhat in ...
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My dog has been bitten by a snake (adder) twice; is it now "vaccinated"?

Short answer: no, your dog is not "vaccinated". I couldn't find any specific numbers about how many doses of adder venom are required to build up a tolerance, but from all I could find it ...
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Are there any non-live virus vaccines for canine distemper?

I recommend that you talk to your vet about your concerns. The UC Davis Veterinary Medicine website says Dogs that recover from natural infection have lifelong immunity to CDV. That suggests to me (...
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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

owner, Congratulations on the new pupper, first of all! Good luck with those male labs, mine is a chewer but I love him more than anything. Anyway.... In my opinion I would get him to the vet asap ...
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any links between rabbies vac and pericardial effusion

I'm not a vet and this is pure speculation, but based on research. Pericardial effusion can have a number of causes: Various infections such as tuberculosis or Coxsackievirus infection Various ...
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How can our dog have been vaccinized against Corona a few years ago?

Corona virus is a genus or group of several viruses that have similar properties. They all have a "crown" of tiny spikes around their outer shell, which gave them their name (corona = latin ...
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Protecting my kitten against rabies after fighting with feral cats

Let's start with a westerners view of protecting pets from diseases. That means vaccination in the first place. And not only for rabies. And de-worming & anti-lice treatment second. And lastly, ...
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Do I need to re-vaccinate my dog for rabies after possible exposure to an infected animal?

From https://www.cdc.gov/rabies/specific_groups/veterinarians/potential_exposure.html "Dogs, cats, and ferrets that are currently vaccinated with a USDA-licensed rabies vaccine should be revaccinated ...
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Should a puppy with its first vaccinations meet a dog that’s not fully vaccinated?

Summary: in contrast to the other answers, I would not worry too much about the infection risk - although explicitly finding out that the other dog has not shown any signs of disease lately is a ...
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Unvaccinated puppy in used carrier

Yes, there is a risk of disease from the crate; no, that doesn't mean you can't use it. 409 is not sufficient to kill parvovirus. The only common cleaner that reliably kills parvo is bleach, so you ...
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What's the safest earlier age a foal can be vaccinated against tetanus and strangles?

Where I live, the first vaccine is given when the foal is 5-7 months old and it is given twice. The second vaccine is given 4-6 weeks after the first one. If the mare is unvaccinated, the tetanus ...
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How do I check if a dog is vaccinated?

Core Boarding Vaccines There are 3 must have vaccines when boarding dogs: Canine Distemper, Hepatitis/Adenovirus, Parvovirus, Parainfluenza (All in one DHPP Vaccine) Rabies Bordetella (Kennel Cough) ...
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How do I check if a dog is vaccinated?

EU regulations: If you want to travel with pets in the EU you need a Health Certificate and Declaration (might be know locally as: Pet Passport). This will let you know if and when pets were ...
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Is it safe to give a rabies booster 2 weeks after inital vaccine?

It depends on the vaccine company when rabies should be boostered, typically it ranges from every 1 to 3 years. The protocol for the vaccine that your vet has may be to booster in 2 weeks time. The ...
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My dog's vaccination schedule was interrupted, what now?

Yes, your puppy will likely need to repeat some of the initial vaccinations if they become very overdue. It will vary somewhat by your location as to what vaccinations your veterinarian recommends. ...
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Vaccine for sheep pneumonia

I think you should contact your vet for information and to get the vaccines administered to your sheep. You can take a look here http://www.sheep101.info/201/vaccinations.html there do exist atleast ...
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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?

Couple of things rabies vaccination scheme are regulated on jurisdiction to jurisdiction bases. This in turn is subject of how prevalent the possibility of exposure or endemic disease is? Are your ...
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Vaccinations for cat in heat

I don't think most vaccines care where an animal is in the oestrus cycle. There might be an issue with some medications if the cat was pregnant, but the immune system should be pretty independent of ...
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Can I socialise my puppy with another dogs, who had their annual booster 2 years ago?

This is a difficult choice and I cannot give you a definite answer. On the one hand, your dog has the ideal age for socialization and the longer you wait, the more difficult it will become. It's very ...
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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 see from your profile page that you're in the Phillipines. According to this World Health Organization page on the occurence of rabies worldwide, dogs are the most likely vector for rabies in the ...
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