Vaccinations in dogs save lives and are one of the most important parts of owning a dog. Not only does it build their immunity and protect them from dangerous and potentially deadly diseases and viruses, but the rabies vaccination is required by law.
All of our puppies leave us up to date on vaccinations for their age. This is a minimum of 2 combo vaccines (6 & 9 weeks of age) for Canine Distemper, Canine Adenovirus, Canine Parainfluenza, and Canine Parvovirus. You will need to complete the further vaccination schedule once you have your new puppy home.
We do our vaccinations ourselves. This is 100% legal, effective, and safer than exposing them to a vet's office at this young age. I was instructed on the appropriate way to give vaccines more than 10 years ago by our licensed veterinarian and we have done them with all of our adults and puppies since. Do NOT let anyone tell you they are not as effective or safe. The only core vaccine you cannot perform at home is the rabies vaccine at 12+ weeks which must be administered by a licensed vet. Upon the transfer of your puppy from us to you, you will be provided with the vial labels of the exact vaccine your puppy has received. This will show your veterinarian exactly what the puppy has received. You only need to continue with the provided schedule when due. Do NOT "redo" the vaccines we have given as this will over-vaccinate your puppy.
Vaccination schedules and recommendations vary from country to country, in other states, and even between veterinarians. Our recommended schedule is below. All medicine should be discussed with a licensed veterinarian before administering on your own.
6 Weeks (1st) Puppy 5-way & 9 Weeks (2nd) Puppy 5-way For protection against Canine Distemper, Canine Adenovirus, Canine Parainfluenza, and Canine Parvovirus. Also cross-protects against respiratory infection caused by infectious canine hepatitis (CAV-1).
12 Weeks (3rd) Puppy 10-way & 16 Weeks (4th) Puppy 10-way A preventative for the common diseases Canine Distemper, Canine Adenovirus, Canine Parainfluenza, and Canine Parvovirus along with 4 strains of Leptospirosis. The diluent contains killed antigens for Leptospira Canicola-Grippotyphosa-Icterohaemorrhagiae-Pomona bacterial extract. Also cross-protects against respiratory infection caused by infectious canine hepatitis (CAV-1).
12-16 weeks of age - Rabies Vaccination given by your licensed veterinarian.
This advice is given solely as a means of educating individuals; all vaccinations, heartworm prevention, and general medicine should be discussed with a licensed Veterinarian before administering.
All puppies leave us current on vaccinations for their age.
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