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can anyone give me some advice, Digby had his annual booster injection on Thursday, he was sick later on that night. He has also been sick tonight, he seems a little lethargic but has been eating his food.
I am going to take him to vet tomorrow but am wondering if anyone else has had a problem with this or can offer me some advice, im really worried,
My Yorkie always gets sick and isn't herself for a couple of days after her boosters also : (
thanks for reply, Digby is much better today and has kept down food, he still seems tired though. i will be doing research into this now. its been a worrying time
I breed tibetan spaniels as well and have had a few of them get sick after vaccinations. I now only vaccinate my dogs every two or three years apart after they have had the full first twelve months vaccinations.
I haven't had a problem with vaccinations but worming Arthur always makes him unwell.
i think thats a good idea, its really made me think , its quite frightening
I do not annually vaccinate, only every 3 years, so no problems.
I dont vaccinate every year either! Once they turn 2yrs old, I then only get them done every 2 or 3 years!!
The only reaction any of mine ever got to a vaccination was a swelling at the injection site, which went down after a few days!
Hope your boy feels better soon;o)
Hi Catherine. I saw a paper published a couple of weeks ago which clearly says that Lepto only lasts a few weeks - not a year. This was a paper which was going round the vets. The drug companies have brought out a new vaccine which covers a lot more strains of Lepto than the current one. However, again they are saying immunity only lasts a few weeks. Unfortunately, I have lost the link to the paper. I will have to go back into a vet friends facebook page when I get a moment, and try and find that link.
Yes, we have lots of rats around here too as there is a canal we regularly walk along, and in the summer the dogs like to dive in for a swim. There have been humans who have become seriously ill after falling in the canal, After we read that paper my colleague and I were very concerned. Also do they vaccinate against the correct strain? that's another issue :-( I will have a look down my friends facebook page later today. She posts up several times a day, so I might have to go back through a lot of posts :-/
Catherine we have too much in common, living on farm, name, Irish Setters, where will it end?