Consult your Breeder and your Veterinarian for an immunization schedule designed
specifically for your breed of dog.
Canine Distemper is a widespread, often fatal viral disease.
All dogs should be vaccinated against this deadly virus. This neurological
disorder is one of the most feared canine diseases in the world. All dogs, even
older ones, should be vaccinated.
Canine Adenovirus (both type-1 & type-2) cause infectious
hepatitis and respiratory infection. Hepatitis caused by adenovirus may cause
severe liver damage or death. Adenovirus is, also an important factor in kennel
Bordetella Brochiseptica (Canine Parianfluenza or Kennel
Cough) is the most common bacteria implicated as a cause of respiratory
disease in the canine. It is commonly involved in the development of canine
cough. Frequently many patients within a household or kennel will be
If you board your pets you will need a more complete canine cough protection,
vaccinate with a Bordetella containing vaccine.
Canine Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection which may lead to
permanent kidney damage. The disease is easily spread to other pets and to
Note: Leptospirosis is a relatively rare disease that affects
few dogs. Today, most people give vaccines without Lepto to puppies (those 12
weeks of age or less). It has been shown that the Lepto portion of vaccines may
tie up a puppy's immune system somewhat and decrease their response to the rest
of the vaccine. In the latter portion of the puppy's vaccinations schedule,
vaccines with Lepto are used to protect against this disease.
Canine Parvovirus is a disease of widespread distribution which
may cause severe dehydrating, diarrhea in dogs of varying ages. Parvovirus
infection is especially dangerous for puppies.
Canine Coronavirus infection is a contagious intestinal disease
causing vomiting and diarrhea in dogs of all ages.
In areas where Coronavirus is a problem, I recommend vaccinating for this
disease at 5, 7, 9, 12, 15, and 18 weeks of age, then yearly.
Lyme, a bacterial disease caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, may
be spread through direct contact and by insects such as flies, fleas and ticks.
Arthritic-like symptoms may occur.
In areas where Lyme is a problem, we recommend vaccinating at 13 and 15 weeks of
age, then yearly.
Rabies vaccination according to local law by your veterinarian.