DHPP, DHLPP, DA2PP-L, DA2PP-C… What Exactly Is In That Dog Vaccine And What Will It Do For My Pet?
It’s a new year, which means at some point we will receive e-mails or reminder cards in the mail from the vet to schedule our pets’ annual wellness exams and vaccinations. After looking at my own pets’ list of vaccinations, I wanted to know exactly what was being injected into my dogs and why. The most common vaccinations are: rabies, bordetella, distemper, hepatitis/adenovirus, parvovirus, and parainfluenza. Many of these vaccines are identified only by acronyms on paper which can make it difficult to understand, even for our own professional Dog Walkers and Pet Sitters. [Read more…] about Behind the Acronyms of Dog Vaccines