Vaccines schedule

Vaccination Schedules
2006 AAHA Canine Recommended Vaccination Schedules

Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Canine Parvovirus
( CPV-2) (MLV)*
Give at 6-8 wks of age then every 3-4 wks until 12-14 wks of age. booster at 1 yr booster at .3-7 yrs
Canine Distemper
(CDV)(MLV)
or
r-Canine Distemper (rCDV) preferred
Give at 6-8 wks of age then every 3-4 wks until 12-14 wks of age. booster at 1 yr booster at .3-7 yrs
Canine Adenovirus-2 (CAV-2)(MLV)** Give at 6-8 wks of age then every 3-4 wks until 12-14 wks of age. booster at 1 yr booster at .3-7 yrs
Rabies (killed) one dose @ 3months age booster at 1 yr booster at ...3 yrs

Adult dog vaccination schedule

for dogs acquired at over 16 wks.

Canine Parvovirus
( CPV-2) (MLV)*
2 doses, 3-4 weeks apart. booster at 1 yr. booster at 3 yrs.
Canine Distemper
(CDV)(MLV)
or
r-Canine Distemper (rCDV) preferred
2 doses, 3-4 weeks apart. booster at 1 yr. booster at 3 yrs.
Canine Adenovirus-2 (CAV-2)(MLV)** 2 doses, 3-4 weeks apart. booster at 1 yr. booster at 3 yrs.
Rabies (killed) 1 dose booster at 1 yr. booster at 3 yrs.

*It is important to use a modified live virus (MLV) or the r- (recombinant) virus if possible, to decrease the risk of injection site fibrosarcoma, a rare but complicating reaction.

For a discussion of the canine immune system and vaccination interaction see  http://www.labbies.com/immun.htm<