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after having a rabies shot my dog has been drinking water and urinating to

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after having a rabies shot my dog has been drinking water and urinating to there any correlation? this has been going on for 4 or 5 days
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  DrChristineM replied 6 years ago.
This is not a usual reaction to a vaccine. Known reactions to vaccines include pain, fever and allergic reactions which can include facial swelling and trouble breathing. Vaccines do stimulate the immune system, however, so there are reports of rare side effects that are not normally seen. I would definitely have Mertzy checked--whatever the cause, excessive thirst and urination are symptoms that should be investigated to make sure that we don't have more serious problems like diabetes, Cushing's disease, urinary tract infections or kidney disease.

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