Recurring Vaccines for Dogs

Recurring Vaccines for Dogs

What vaccines do you need to give your dog repeatedly? And how often? We’ve got the complete guide here:

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VaccinePrimary DosePuppy Primary DoseAdultBoosterRecommendation
Distemper 3 doses, 2-3-4 months2 dose, 3-4 wk  apartAnnualHighly recommended for all ages 
Adenovirus – 2 3 doses, 2-3-4 months2 dose, 3-4 wk apartAnnualHighly recommended for all ages
Parainfluenza 3 doses, 2-3-4 months2 dose, 3-4 wk apartAnnualHighly recommended for all ages
Bordetella bronchiseptica 3 doses, 6-9-12 weeks2-3 doses 3 wk apartAnnualRecommended for dog housed in Kennels, Pounds, etc. Mostly needed for doggie daycares
Parvovirus3 doses, 2-3-4 months1 doseAnnualHighly 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 apartAnnualOptional, has regional prevalence 
Corona VirusBegin at 6 weeks & every 3 wks until 12 wks of age2-3 doses, 3 wks apartAnnualOptional. Incidence not known – Routine vaccination to be justified.MLV not available.
Giardia 8th and 11th wk2 doses, 3-4 wk apart 6 monthsOptional
Leptospirosis 8th and 11th wk2 doses, 3-4 wk apartAnnualTypically administered in combination with Distemper and ICH
Rabies3 months of age 1 doseAnnualBooster 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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  1. Please Do not rely on The Pet Project for medical information. Please contact a vet. Incase of an emergency, find an emergency service: https://link.thepetproject.in/linkout/SOS/gloc/amb

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