Can you get a titer instead of vaxing for rabies each (three) year(s) or does your law not allow that?
Also, I'm sure you know that 1-year and 3-year rabies vax are the same contents with different labels. And that experiments have shown the rabies vax lasts at least 7 years, if not for life. On Sat, Oct 6, 2012 at 1:04 PM, Lee Evans <moonsiste...@yahoo.com> wrote: > This is just an opinion stemming from a human experience with > vaccinations. I almost died from the whooping cough vaccination when I was > 9 years old. Again, when the Salk vaccine came out, my father, a physician > gave me the anti-polio vaccination. Now, I do approve of polio > vaccinations since it's such a dread disease and the vaccination did almost > completely wipe it out in the USA. However, the vaccine contained an error > and some of the virus was not killed. I got a mild case of polio and have > had some minor nerve damage on my right side ever since. It doesn't > improve with age, either. So I do NOT vaccinate my cats. Not with FeLv or > FIV or anything but rabies (it's the law). I do have to vaccinate with the > FVRCP vaccine when I know that one of my rescues will be going for adoption > though. But I never vaccinate for leukemia. If you have kittens who need > the FVRCP for adoption, then you do it. But if you are keeping them, I > would advise not to do it. And try not to get them vaccinated at the time > that you are getting the spay/neuter operation for a cat or dog. No > medical doctor ever gives a human patient a vaccination before surgery. > It's terribly dangerous and I really resent vets who do that to people's > pets. However, sometimes you need to get the rabies shot at the time of > s/n surgery because you are using a low cost clinic and you have a feral > cat who can't be trapped twice. So you have to do both at the same time. > But ferals who are outside don't really need any other vaccination once > they are neutered/spayed.I also really resent the new FIV vaccination that > turns negative cats positive on tests and jeopardizes their lives should > they get lost and then tested by the person who finds them. > > > Spay and Neuter your cats and dogs and your weird relatives and nasty > neighbors too! > > > ------------------------------ >
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