In my last post I talked about the importance of vaccinating your pets. Again I cannot express to you the importance of this. That being said there are some vaccinations that are optional. These vaccinations are Corona virus, Leptospirosis, Bordetella, and Lyme Disease. Corona virus is a virus that attacks the digestive tract and is found in dogs that are boarded in kennels. Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that primarily affects the liver or kidneys, this bacteria can be carried over to humans. Antibiotics must be used to cure this disease. Bordetella is kennel cough, an upper respiratory disease that is contracted from other dogs (usually in kennels) this causes the dog to cough. Lyme Disease is a bacterial infection that is carried by ticks and can be cured by antibiotics from your veterinarian.
You can find this information and a schedule for vaccinating your pet in my ebook @ Amazon.com the title is For the Love of Small Dogs, but the vaccination schedule applies to all dogs large or small.