Here Are The Vaccines Your Puppy Needs

Here Are The Vaccines Your Puppy Needs



Having a new pup means that you need to know the basics about how to take care of it. Actually, by time, you will be able to know how to deal with it, but there is a very important thing you should know about having a new pup which is the vaccination schedule, and the vaccines your puppy needs. Don’t worry, we are here to help you. Continue reading to know the most important vaccines your puppy needs.


At first, the Rabies vaccine is the minimum the law requires, but once you take your dog to get this vaccine, the vet will surely guide you about the other vaccines your pup needs. However, here is the main idea of the vaccination schedule.



Recommended Vaccines

Your puppy needs to stay away from pup training classes and dog parks (high dog traffic areas in the first 4.5 months of its life. During these months, your pup will be given some important vaccines to help protect it by building its immune system.


Here Are The Vaccines Your Puppy Needs

Here Are The Vaccines Your Puppy Needs


First dose is given when the pup is around 2 months. These vaccines, that are given at three separate times, are important for Canine Hepatitis, Canine Distemper, that are caused by Canine Parvovirus (Parvo), Canine Para Influenza, and Adenovirus (2). These vaccines are very important to keep your pup far away from getting infected by serious viruses.


Furthermore, you should give your pup 2 booster doses when it is around 3-4 months old. The 3rd dose will be given to your pup when it is around 1 year to 16 months old.


Rabies Vaccines

These vaccines, that are given when your pup is around 4-4.5 months old, 1 year old, and then every one to three years, are very important to protect your pup from deadly ailment that is carried by bats and foxes.


Most vets don’t give the final DHPP booster with the Rabies vaccine as the puppy’s immune system doesn’t get stressed.


Optional Vaccines:


Lyme disease



Bordetella (Kennel cough/Canine Cough)



What If You Do Not Want To Get My Pup Vaccinated?

Some people have some concerns that some vaccines may affect their pet’s immune system badly. If you are one of these people, you can measure the immunity levels of your dog by having a Titer test done. This test will let you know the vaccines your dog may require depending on its immune system.



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