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2013 WSAVA Vaccination Guidelines for New Puppy Owners

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2013 WSAVA Vaccination Guidelines for New Puppy Owners
  • 2013 World Small Animal Veterinary Association VACCINATION GUIDELINES FOR NEW puppy OWNERS  http://www.wsava.org/sites/default/files/New%20Puppy%20Owner%20Vaccination%20Guidelines%20May%202013.pdf

    " 2. The WSAVA also states that the last puppy vaccine against the core diseases should be given at 14-16 weeks of age. This is because, before this time, the mother passes immunity to her puppies, and this ‘maternal immunity’ can prevent the vaccine from working.

    3. A high percentage (98%) of core puppy vaccines given between 14-16 weeks of age will provide immunity against parvovirus, distemper and adenovirus for many years, and probably for the life of the animal .

    6. The WSAVA supports the use of titre testing. ...."

  • Thanks for posting this Kris!!
  •  Thank you!


    Cross posting this.


  • Who is behind wsava? I don't think I have ever heard of that group. Do they actually represent the all small animals across the world? Or just in the US?
  • It is the world. The US just tends to be more egocentric than other countries. It's a very large group.
  • This is a really informative link about the same topic, too: