Does the dog need vaccination? The vet answers!
Many people ask: is vaccination necessary for a dog? The unequivocal answer to this question is yes. Vaccinations will protect the pet from viral infections that spread very quickly in the modern world.
Even if the dog does not leave the house, you can become a carrier of infection. The most common infectious diseases include rabies, parvovirus and coronavirus enteritis, plague, parainfluenza, viral hepatitis, leptospirosis and others.
Three reasons to vaccinate a dog
- Thanks to vaccination, you and your pet are not at risk of getting sick with deadly ailments, such as rabies.
- Vaccination, protecting the dog from viruses, prolongs its life and maintains health.
- Vaccination is especially necessary if you have children or if you plan to breed dogs.
Dog vaccination rules
- The pet must be absolutely healthy - in this case, the risk of complications is minimal.
- 10 days before vaccination, deworming is carried out, since helminths secrete toxins that weaken the immune system and make vaccination ineffective.
- If helminths are found in feces, the drug is given again after 10 days, and after another 7 to 10 days, a vaccination is given.
- Before vaccination, it is necessary to get rid of external parasites (ticks, fleas).
- Before vaccination, the dog is not bathed, is not subjected to physical exertion and stress.