Vaccination Recommendation for your dog

Do limit the exposure of your puppy to other puppies and dog parks until he's received his vaccinations. This is because they need to be isolated from infections they can pick up from other dogs. On the other hand, you can allow them to meet other dogs and puppies who are healthy and have been fully vaccinated. Wait for at least 10 days from the final vaccinations before you take your puppy outside.

There is some variation according to region, so do discuss a suitable vaccination programme with your local veterinarian. The vaccination will involve an initial course of injections followed by booster injections at various times throughout your dog’s life.

Do follow our handy guide below - 

Vaccine

Primary Dose

Puppy 

Primary Dose

Adult

Booster

Recommendation

Distemper 

3 doses, 2-3-4 months

2 dose, 3-4 wk  apart

Annual

Highly recommended for all ages

 

Adenovirus – 2 

3 doses, 2-3-4 months

2 dose, 3-4 wk apart

Annual

Highly recommended for all ages

Parainfluenza 

3 doses, 2-3-4 months

2 dose, 3-4 wk apart

Annual

Highly recommended for all ages

Bordetella bronchiseptica 

3 doses, 6-9-12 weeks

2-3 doses 3 wk apart

Annual

Recommended for dog housed in Kennels, Pounds, etc.

Parvovirus

3 doses, 2-3-4 months

1 dose

Annual

Highly recommended for all ages.

Optional dose at 5 months- to overcome maternal antibody interference

Lyme Disease : Borrelia burgdorferi 

 

Two doses :  may be at 12 and 15 wks

 

2-3 doses 3 wks apart

Annual

Optional, has regional prevalence

 

Corona Virus

Begin at 6 weeks & every 3 wks until 12 wks of age

2-3 doses, 3 wks apart

Annual

Optional. Incidence not known – Routine vaccination to be justified.

MLV not available.

Giardia 

8th and 11th wk

2 doses, 3-4 wk apart

 6 months

Optional

Leptospirosis 

8th and 11th wk

2 doses, 3-4 wk apart

Annual

Typically administered in combination with Distemper and ICH

Rabies

3 months of age

 

1 dose

Annual

Booster optional but beneficial, IM route ( depends on local statutes).

Some recommend first dose earlier than 3months in endemic/high exposure area

 

 

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