Dog Vaccination Form

A dog is the most favorite pet in all age groups. Young boys and even adults love to keep dogs as their pets and love playing with them and spending time with them. But having a pet is as demanding as having a baby. A dog must be properly vaccinated against many infectious diseases to prevent him from spreading the disease among the members of the house.

So, whoever is planning to have a dog as a pet must keep in mind that proper and timely vaccination is their first and foremost duty.

Dog Vaccination Form

Vaccination Form Sample File

Dog vaccination form

A dog vaccination form enlists several diseases against which vaccination is necessary because they are harmful to the dog as well as to the humans who come in contact with the infectious dog.

Identity of the dog

The dog vaccination form begins with the name of the dog given by its owner. Its date of birth is mentioned, along with its estimated age. Ideally, dogs must be vaccinated within the first year of life.

The breed of the dog is also mentioned. For example, Labrador, poodle, American Eskimo, bulldog, Maltese dog, etc. There are hundreds of species of dogs, and they each have their own characteristics and body responses to infections. But the borderline is that all of them must be vaccinated.

After filling in the important information about the dog and the owner’s name, we have to fill out the vaccination form in the form of a table. A couple of necessary diseases are listed, and their vaccination at which age is given is also mentioned.

The name of the doctor who is vaccinating, along with his signature, is also required every time a dog comes for vaccination.

Important diseases against which vaccination is required

The most important diseases against which a dog must be given vaccination shots are as follows:

  1. Rabies (by far the most common and most important disease that transfers to humans and causes serious manifestations)
  2. Canine parvovirus (a viral infection that affects young puppies badly)
  3. Canine distemper (a viral infection with flu-like symptoms in dogs)
  4. Para-influenza virus (affects both animals and humans)
  5. Leptospirosis (a bacterial infection of mucous membranes most common in roaming dogs and feeding from rivers, lakes, etc.)
  6. Canine adenovirus 2 (causes respiratory symptoms in dogs)
  7. Bordetella or kennel cough in dogs (needs vaccination every 6–12 months)
  8. Lyme disease (a bacterial disease caused by ticks and mites that causes lameness and kidney failure in dogs)

Dog vaccination schedule

A dog is always vaccinated according to a schedule provided by the latest guidelines.

  1. The pet vaccination schedule starts at the age of six to eight weeks, and the first vaccines are against distemper, parvovirus, leptospirosis, parainfluenza, and hepatitis in a single vaccine. Four doses of this vaccine last up to 17 weeks, and a booster dose is given yearly.
  2. The second is a vaccine against rabies at 4 months of age, with a booster dose every year.
  3. Bordetella at 18 and 20 weeks with yearly booster doses.

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