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I am fostering a 3 month old puppy for a local animal rescue

I am fostering a 3 month old puppy for a local animal rescue group. The rescue group partners with veterinarians and purchase puppy vaccinations from the vets and administer themselves. One of the rescue group leaders was going to vaccinate my foster puppy for Bordatella and 2nd round of parvo yesterday. Though, the rescue group leader accidently injected the intra-nasal form of the Bordatella vaccine. When she realized the mistake, we called (3) separate emergency vets for counsel and got (3) different answers ranging from: a) "I don't know," b) "nothing negative should happen outside of normal vaccine side effects," to, c) "the pup should get a blood test in a week to test for liver damage." The pup did not die overnight. And I am watching him today closely. He seems a little lethargic, but ate his food, walked and played with my other dogs. I am very concerned about liver damage. I wondered what advise this forum could give me.

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Dr. Lee

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vet gave DHPP shot to 3 year old dog and accidentally gave

vet gave DHPP shot to 3 year old dog and accidentally gave the same shot 32 days later. Is there a concern?

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CriticalCareVet

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I have a pug of 2y.o. This is what happened when I did a general

I have a pug of 2y.o. This is what happened when I did a general vaccination this Saturday. she had a vaccination of Eurican CHPPI2 and Eurican L. After one hour the face started become swollen more and more. she scratched ones face like a crazy.For after I gave the medication of acétylsalicylate de DL-lysine.At alsmost 7 oclock I noticed that she is still swollen but not really red. So I gave another after vaccination medicine. She had another violent reaction. I'm obliged to do a lukewarm shower as she starts to be very burning. After a shower of 5min it comes down.At about 3 am (sunday)she started to have the difficulties while breathing...The vet did not answer the phone. It was horrible. I kept her in a cold room so I thought maybe it's the cold air.The she swollen again with redness. Started scratching...So I had no choice as to do another almost cold shower as this is the only thing which calmed her. And after I gave my medicine from allergy I use : Claritine. For to reduce histamine in a body.At about 5am she calmed and stopped scratching, the redness almost gone. But I didn't like her breathing. At 8 am I finally cought the vet. And gave the appointement for the check up.During this he told that he has never seen this reaction in ones life during all vaccinations he did. We took a temperature it was normal. He told that maybe she has heart problems if she breathes bad...So he gave the antidote for the vaccination and the urgent medicine for the throat oedema. As it doubled the size.I don't know what happened when she was youg she had the same vaccination. The side effect she had was a simple flu. When she got 1 year the side effect was a swollen face. When she got 2 -it was horrible...She was all swollen. event the intimate places. She was beating ones face on each stuff, all burning,red,scratching everywhere, during a moment one could see the swollend bumps on the skin- after a cold shower they disappeared...From yesterday evening she is ok. Actually she continues taking oedema medicines. As this risked to choke her.This medicine makes her drink a lot. She sleeps a lot. But plays enough. Now the breathing is normal. She doesn't snore nor search for the air.She weighs 7,4kg I think its normal for a pug.Thank you very much for your answer

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Hello! Ive recently taken my puppy to daycare just a

Hello!I've recently taken my puppy to 'daycare' just a few hours on the weekend to give him some exposure to other dogs. He's a 5 month old Yorkie, quite small at just over 5lbs. It was recommended that he have the Bordetalla vaccine, but upon reading about it there could be quite a few side effects. At this point I'm not sure if it is a good idea to give him the vaccine or not…. Can you provide some guidance on this vaccine?Thank you,Joanne

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My puppy had an immunization shot today. Tonight he whimpers

My puppy had an immunization shot today. Tonight he whimpers or cries when picked up. I cannot see my vet until tomorrow. Should I be overly concerned tonight? He is just lying in his bed and is very quiet.

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dog: 2007 she was administered a 3-year rabies vaccine..comfortable

I am really concerned about my dog's risk of contracting rabies. In December of 2007 she was administered a 3-year rabies vaccine. However, I have never truly felt comfortable with such a long period of time lapsing in between vaccinations. I much prefer for her to be vaccinated every year. Yet, for the past couple of years I voiced my concerns only to be told that she is fully protected and I have no cause for worry. Just recently though, I have noticed my dog has been exhibiting unusual aggressive behavior and I am wondering if maybe this is due to the rabies vaccination losing it's efficacy. Are my concerns unwarranted or should I make a trip to my vet' s office and request a rabies vaccination? She is technically not due for a rabies vaccination until December of 2010.

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Im in the DC area. I noticed late yesterday afternoon that

I'm in the DC area. I noticed late yesterday afternoon that urine of my lab appeared reddish in the snow. I've never seen that from her before. She is 9 1/2 years old and was at her new vet on Wednesday for a checkup. We just moved here two weeks ago from Pittsburgh.

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Dr. Karen

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My 8 year old dog was recently given a Lyme vaccine. Several

My 8 year old dog was recently given a Lyme vaccine. Several weeks later he began to get extremely lethargic and immobile. His hesitates trying to get up stairs he used to run up only weeks ago.If he is having a reaction to the lyme vaccine can that be verified? How long will it last? How severe can it get? And are there any treatments?Around the same time he also was going in for a tooth extraction. After being dropped off at the hospital of the two hour procedure he was first given an intranasal bordetella vaccine. For the next week he was coughing, sneezing, wheezing, etc.Shouldn't the dose have been given a few days before arrival for the procedure and should this now be a once a year dose? And how likely is it that the nasal vaccing brought about the sneezing, coughing etc?

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dog: started vomiting today..result of of dhl booster or parvo booster

My adult dog started vomiting today. Could it be the result of of DHL booster or Parvo booster from Thursday Aug. 27th?

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