Vaccinations

Dog

When to get them?

Distemper, Hepatits, Parainfluenza, & Parvo shot: 6 -8 weeks, then again 10-12 weeks, lastly at 14-16 weeks, after the puppy stages annual


Rabies: 12 weeks, then every 2 years


Kennel Cough: 10-12 weeks, then annually

What the diseases/viruses do

Distemper

  • Fever; 103-106
  • Conjuntivites
  • Diarrhea
  • Pneumonia
  • Runny nose
  • Vomiting
  • Most dogs almost always develop encephalomyelitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord) but vary at progress; they die from the neurological complications


Parvo

  • Lethargic
  • Lack of appetite
  • Vomiting with no change of diet
  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Stronger feces odor


Hepatits

  • Cough
  • Loss of appetite
  • Discoloration of the cornea
  • Can develop even worse to; liver disease, internal bleeding, tonsillitis, and inflammation of the mouth & eyes


Parainfluenza

  • Coughing
  • Discharge in the nose
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Lethargy
  • Pneumonia


Rabies

  • Agression; irritable
  • Fever
  • Hypersensitive; touch, light & sound
  • Paralysis to the throat & jaw muscles; foaming at the mouth
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weakness
  • Seizures
  • Death

Kennel Cough

  • Persistent forceful cough
  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose
  • Eye discharge