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    DefaultWhat are your thoughts about yearly vaccinations?

    I'm interested in your thoughts about yearly vaccinations. Do you think they can cause allergies? Cancer? Seizures? Ear problems? Other health problems? Do you think giving them year after year compromises a dog's immune system? What has been your experience over the years with vaccinations and health issues? Do you think the problems have been related to the vaccinations or not? Of course, the Rabies vaccination is mandatory in NC every three years.

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    I think that dogs allergic to egg albumine are the ones that could have an allergic reaction but it is very rare as far as I know, and there are vaccines that do not contain egg. I have never had any single issue with allergic reactions or any other problem with yearly vaccinations in any of all the dogs I´ve had throughout my life.

    Like us humans, they could get a little fever or feel down for a couple days after the shot but nothing bad at all.

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    I think for a normal animal the usual protocol (which is not annual) works and is not an unreasonable risk given the benefit of avoiding some very serious preventable illness. I don't do elective vaccines (bordatello, Lyme, lepto) as those are either not relevant for my dogs/area or I don't think they are effective.

    My medically compromised dog gets titered for anything other than rabies. If he has adequate immunity we leave it at that.
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    My Nellie had cancer and so only gets a rabies shots every 3 years. Before that she was on a 3 year cycle for necessary shots (not bodatella, lyme which she did not get).
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    I'm every 3 years. Well, every 3 years after puppy shots and a 1 year booster.

    Rhys is 11 and had his last shots when he was 5, and his titre is high.
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    do vets still push yearly vaccinations? I stopped after the 1 year booster. My old dogs used to get titered, and never needed revaccination. I just stopped after that. They are healthy. Naturally I still do rabies as dictated by my state.

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    I don't give them. I give a full puppy series, then follow up at 1 year, then every 3 years after that.



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    Quote Originally Posted by labby View Post
    I don't give them. I give a full puppy series, then follow up at 1 year, then every 3 years after that.
    this is what I do as well.
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    Here we have to have a yearly (but my vet and I agree 14 - 15 months) vaccination, otherwise it invalidates his insurance

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScorpianAbarth View Post
    Here we have to have a yearly (but my vet and I agree 14 - 15 months) vaccination, otherwise it invalidates his insurance
    LOL. Um. Okay. This is a line.
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