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A Quick Guide to Pet Vaccination

A Quick Guide to Pet Vaccination

Just like humans have vaccination schedules, pets do as well! These vaccinations will protect your pet from a number of potentially serious and fatal diseases and will save you trips to the vet with a sick pet.

Vaccines available for dogs include:

These diseases are painful, traumatic and in many cases fatal to dogs, making prevention critical.

Sample Pet Vaccination Schedule

Type of Vaccination First Vaccination Second Vaccination Third Vaccination Fourth Vaccination Further Vaccination
Canine Distemper + Canine Parvo 5 weeks 7-9 weeks 10-11 weeks 14 weeks Annually
Canine Hepatitis + Para influenza 7-9 weeks 10-11 weeks 14 weeks - Annually
Leptospira 7-9 weeks 10-11 weeks 14 weeks - 6 months
Kennel Cough 14 weeks - - - Annually
Anti-rabies 3 months 4 months - - Annually

A few pointers:

  • Sick dogs should not be vaccinated. Get the vaccination done only after your dog has been treated and recovered completely from his illness.
  • Puppy vaccinations have to be completed before exposing puppies to unvaccinated or sick dogs and cats in public places.

Following a vaccination schedule for your dog ensures a healthy and happy pet!