Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Canine Vaccinations. Core vs. Non-Core vaccines Core vaccines for dogs are those that should be given to every dog. 'Noncore' vaccines are recommended.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Canine Vaccinations. Core vs. Non-Core vaccines Core vaccines for dogs are those that should be given to every dog. 'Noncore' vaccines are recommended."— Presentation transcript:

1 Canine Vaccinations

2 Core vs. Non-Core vaccines Core vaccines for dogs are those that should be given to every dog. 'Noncore' vaccines are recommended only for certain dogs. DHLPP – AKA “5-way” Distemper Hepatitis Leptopirosis Parainfluenza Parvovirus

3 Puppies - The following schedule should be follows to insure proper immunity for puppies: 6 -8 weeks visit one weeks visit two weeks visit three Then vaccinations generally go to a annual booster.

4 Directions: Take you notebook paper and divide it into: 5 columns 11 rows Column headings: VX Name, Description, Class, Length of Immunity, Other Info

5 Distemper Distemper is an airborne viral disease of the lungs, intestines and brain. Class: core Length of immunity: 1 year Schedule: Should be given with each puppy booster and then yearly.

6 Hepatitis Hepatitis is a viral disease of the liver. Class: core Length of immunity: 1 year Schedule: Should be given with each puppy booster and then yearly.

7 Leptospirosis Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease of the urinary system. Up to 30% of dogs may not respond the vaccine Class: non-core Length of immunity: short Schedule: Should be given with each puppy booster and then yearly.

8 Parainfluenza Parainfluenza is a the dog flu, AKA infectious upper respiratory. Strongly recommended for dogs in kennels, shelters, show or other large groups. Class: core Length of immunity: moderate – may need biannual boosters. Schedule: Should be given with each puppy booster and then yearly.

9 Parvovirus “Parvo” is a viral diseases of the intestines. VERY contagious epically in puppies. Flu like symptoms including bloody diarrhea are common. Class: core Length of immunity: 1 year Schedule: Should be given with each puppy booster and then yearly.

10 Rabies Rabies is a fatal, viral disease that can spread from canine to human. Nationally required vaccine Class: core Length of immunity: 1 year Schedule: Given at 4 months of age and then annually from then on out.

11 Coronavirus “Corona” is a viral disease of the intestines. Risk of exposure is higher in kennels, shelters, breeding facilities, etc. Class: Non-core Length of immunity: short Schedule: Yearly starting at 4 months of age (if desired)

12 Bordetella Bordetella AKA Kennel Cough Required by boarding facilities Intra-nasal vx. Class: Non- core Length of immunity: short Schedule: Can be given starting at 4 months of age and then for boarding, must be current (6 months).

13 Lyme Disease Lyme Disease is a nervous system disease spread by ticks Vaccine recommended for “outside” dogs. Class: non-core Length of immunity: 1 year Schedule: Can be started at 4 months of age then yearly.

14 Heartworm Disease Blood test to check for the presence of heartworms. Should be taken between 7 – 9 months and then yearly. After a negative result the dog should be started on a prevention medication. Heatgaurd co. provides a guarantee against heartworms if given an annual test


Download ppt "Canine Vaccinations. Core vs. Non-Core vaccines Core vaccines for dogs are those that should be given to every dog. 'Noncore' vaccines are recommended."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google