Vaccinosis??
Basenji Mix

Hello all,
Was just reading about some stuff online and came across Vaccinosis. Basically stating that the reasons of some of the health problems with dogs these days are due to over vaccinations. Has anyone looked into this or are you practicing not getting your dog vaccinated so often? Just wondering which route I should take. I have my pups first vet visit on Friday 11/20 so any insight would be greatly appreciated!

Houston

I feel that the vets are trying to get us to vaccinate too much or too often, I think some people on here do something called Titer, where you do your dogs bloodwork and it shows what he already has in his system and what he is lacking, so you only vaccinate according to what his very body needs as supposed to getting it all done for no reason..other then making some vet's wallet thick..
Some vets won't do this, why I don't know..but it is worth asking about. I have yet to ask my vet, I guess I don't want to know..pretty sure he would say no way..but I will once they are due for their boosters..if we can eliminate vaccinations that aren't necessary..wouldn't that be great, for all parties?
Google Titer and see what you can find..

@Kingsley1230:

Hello all,
Was just reading about some stuff online and came across Vaccinosis. Basically stating that the reasons of some of the health problems with dogs these days are due to over vaccinations. Has anyone looked into this or are you practicing not getting your dog vaccinated so often? Just wondering which route I should take. I have my pups first vet visit on Friday 11/20 so any insight would be greatly appreciated!

I would suggest you visit Dr. Dodds site for recommendations for vaccinations schedules… and sometimes you really need to take a stand with your Vet.. and if they will not accept what you want.. be prepared then find a different Vet... IMO

http://www.itsfortheanimals.com/HEMOPET.HTM

Houston

Tanza , I agree on changing vet if they won't do what you want..that is what I will do, if he won't do the titer. I have a few months before my next dog needs his booster, and I will find a great new vet if I have to.

Do you believe in titer?
By the way, we had a happy visit today with Otis..things went great..lots of tail wagging and treats.

@Basenjimamma:

Tanza , I agree on changing vet if they won't do waht you want..that is what I will do, if he won't do the titer. I have a few months before my next dog needs his booster, and I will find a great new vet if I have to.

Do you believe in titer?

Yes, but I really don't have a big problem with the 3yrs vaccinaton schedules that most Vets now follow… And only I think because I travel with my dogs lots for shows and coursing... and I do not give Lepto or Corona, nor do I give kennel cough (but of course if you board or go to a doggy day care you have to and I don't have a real problem with that)

Remember that you do need to do the 1 year booster for most vaccines and then go to a 3 year schedule.

@lvoss:

Remember that you do need to do the 1 year booster for most vaccines and then go to a 3 year schedule.

Exactly.. I totally agree..

Basenji Mix

Thanks for all this information! I will look into everything!

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