Please note : Epil-K9 does not endorse any particular vaccination protocol, we offer this for informational purposes only. Any changes in the vaccination program of your animals should be made only after consultation with your veterinarian.
Several Veterinary schools have recently issued new protocols on annual vaccinations. To help people understand the reasoning behind this we have put together this list of links which discuss the subject .
Rabies Laws in the United States as of 6/17/2010
Rabies Vaccination Medical Exemptions for Unhealthy Dogs
Rabies Vaccination: 13 Ways to Vaccinate More Safely
Clinical Approaches to Managing and Treating Adverse Vaccine Reactions by Dr. Dodds
"Vaccines, Infectious Diseases and the Canine Immune System."by Pamela Davol a breeder of Labradors. Pamela has conducted a survey on the various vaccines that have been found to cause problems, the results are extremely interesting especially to breeders who give their own shots.
Vaccination in Animals from the © 1996, International Vaccination Newsletter.
Vaccinations, Too Many too Often:- a thoughtful discussion.
Important information on vaccinations by Helen McKinnon including, "Vaccinations in Veterinary Medicine - A New Perspective". By D.M. Mcuggage, DVM Journal of the American Holistic Veterinary Association
Dr. Ronald D. Schultz, Ph.D..- "Annual revaccination provides no benefit and may increase the risk for adverse reactions. The percentage of vaccinated animals (those vaccinated only as puppies) protected from clinical disease after challenge with canine distemper virus, canine parvovirus and canine adenovirus in the study was greater than 95%." Current and Future Canine and Feline Vaccination Program
Excellent site on canine and feline vaccinations
Colorado State University Small Animal Vaccination Protocol
Vaccination Decisions : Dr Susan Wynn (scroll down page to find the article)
Page last update: 03/15/2012