Once my dogs have their one year booster, I do a 4 way booster every 3 years with titers the 2 years in between. Here in Pennsylvania rabies is every 3 years. I do borditella once a year. I don't do Lepto or lyme's.
Do you guys get your dogs more than one set of adult vaccines?
I plan on doing that also once my dogs are over 7. Velma just had her booster at age 4 1/2 - so she will get another one at age 7, and then just rabies. Even my vet is fine with this plan.In the past, my dogs have gotten a booster at 12 months, then gone onto a 3 year schedule for boostering after that. Rush is now getting annual titers done instead, and I may just do that for Razzle and Stella, with only rabies being done every 3 years as per the law in our state.
Hi JavasMom,Thanks for this info. While I want to keep Java's vac's up, I don't want to over-vaccinate either. She has an appointment in two weeks and I intend to ask about the rabies schedule. We have lots of critters in the area - fox, racoons, possum (yuk), etc. and since Java goes for a weekly run on the local nature trails, it's not worth the risk for her not to be vaccinated if she encounters a sick critter.
I've done titers to get them into kennels to board but after having two kennels decline to accept titers I worked out a reciprocal arrangement with a couple of friends and we trade dog sitting rather than kenneling.
I've found two different kennels in my area that will accept titers, so all I had to do when we went to Europe and boarded the dogs was make sure their rabies was current (which I *always* do anyway) and get them bordetella. I was glad of that, particularly for Rush with his liver situation.