Puppy Shots. The Accurate Number

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How many shots does my puppy need?

Puppy Shots. The Accurate Number

How many dog vaccines does my pet need? There is no one solid answer to this question. You should, however, keep a few guidelines in mind. A minimum of two multivalent vaccinations (including parvo and distemper) should be administered to your animal (a puppy over 3 months of age will need a minimum of 3 or 4 weeks between the shots). Your animal will also require a rabies vaccination. Some other vaccinations include Lyme Disease, coronavirus, and Bordatella—these are not required but highly recommended.

*A puppy should typically begin receiving vaccinations when he is 6 to 8 weeks old and should continue receiving them every 3 to 4 weeks until he reaches 16 weeks of age.



4/22/2015 10:40:06 AM
Nora Moore said:

We have been talking about getting a puppy lately. I wanted to make sure that I understood vaccinations and stuff like that before we did it. It's good to know that we will need to keep taking the puppy in for shots every 3 to 4 weeks until we are done. I want to make sure to do everything we need to so that our puppy is healthy.


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