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DOG VACCINES

This information is provided by Provet for educational purposes only.

You should seek the advice of your veterinarian if your pet is ill as only he or she can correctly advise on the diagnosis and recommend the treatment that is most appropriate for your pet.

Note for Pet Owners:
Some of the most important scientific discoveries of the 20th Century have been in the field of vaccination to protect against the serious diseases that afflict man and animals. 

Vaccination is only mandatory under certain circumstances (such as for the movement of animals across International borders). However,  as an animal owner you have an obligation to take whatever steps are practical and affordable to prevent disease. In addition, by protecting your animal you are also reducing the chances of it contracting one of these serious diseases and transmitting it to another animal.

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When should dogs be vaccinated ?

Dogs should be vaccinated for the first time when they are young puppies (from 6 weeks of age) to protect them against a number of important infectious diseases. They usually require more than one dose initially (called the primary course) followed by booster vaccinations at regular intervals to maintain protection.

Vaccination of dogs is required for movement across many International borders, and before dogs can enter boarding kennels or dog shows. The National Greyhound Racing Club in the UK insists on vaccination of dogs participating in the sport.

For general information about vaccines and vaccination CLICK HERE

Vaccines in common use in dogs are listed below. If you want to find out more about the individual diseases follow the blue links provide

Dog Vaccines licensed in the UK

Below is a list of all Canine vaccines licensed for use in the UK (Correct as at 1st October 2013). Not all brands may be available depending upon marketing decisions by the various marketing license holders. Also, the content of individual vaccines may be changed so you are advised to check the current details for these vaccine brands at the Veterinary Medicines Directorate website (www.vmd.defra.gov.uk )

Key

B Borelia afzelii, B.burgdorferi,and  B. garinii (Lyme disease)

Bb Bordetella bronchiseptica

CAV Canine adenovirus (canine infectious hepatitis)

CDV Canine distemper virus

CHV -  Canine herpesvirus

CPV Canine parvovirus

CPiV Canine parainfluenza virus

CCo Canine coronavirus

L2 Leptospira canicola and Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae

L4  

Canigen L4, Suspension for Injection for Dogs Intervet International BV

Leptospira australis, Leptospira canicola, Leptospira grippotyphosa, Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae

Eurican Lmulti Suspension for Injection Merial Animal Health Limited

Leptospira canicola, Leptospira grippotyphosa, Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae

Nobivac L4 Suspension for Injection for Dogs Intervet International BV

Leptospira australis, Leptospira canicola, Leptospira grippotyphosa, Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae

Versican plus DHPPi/L4  Zoetis Belgium

Leptospira bratislava, Leptospira canicola, Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae, Leptospira kirschneri

Versican Plus L4 Suspension for Injection for Dogs Zoetis Belgium

Leptospira bratislava, Leptospira canicola, Leptospira icterohaemorrhagiae, Leptospira kirschneri

LM Leishmania

R - Rabies

Vaccine Components

Brand names

Marketing License Holder

Inactivate Bacterial and Parasitic  vaccines

 

 

B

Merilym 3

Merial

LM

Canileish

Virbac  S.A

L2

Canigen Lepto 2

Eurican L

Nobivac Lepto 2

Virbagen L

Vanguard Lepto ci

Intervet

Merial

Intervet

Virbac

Zoetis

L4

Canigen L4

Eurican L Multi

Nobivac L4

Versican plus L4

Intervet

Merial

Intervet

Zoetis

L2 + CPV

Vanguard CPV-L

Zoetis

L2 + CAV + CPV + CDV + CPiV

Canixin DHPPi/L

Vanguard 7

Virbac

Zoetis

L4+CAV+CPV+CDV+CPiV Versican plus DHPPi/L4 Zoetis
L4+CPiV Versican Plus Pi/L4 Zoetis

Inactivated Viral and Bacterial vaccines

 

 

CAV + CCoV + CDV + CPV + CPiV + L2

Duramune DAPPi + LC

Zoetis

CPiV + CCoV and L2

Duramune Pi + LC

Zoetis  

L4+CAV+CPV+CDV+CPi+R Versican Plus (DHPPi+L4R) Zoetis
L4+CPiV Versican Plus Pi/L4R Zoetis
Inactivated viral vaccines
R Canigen Rabies Intervet
CDV+CPV+CCoV Duramune Puppy DP + C Zoetis
CHV Eurican Herpes Merial
R Nobivac Rabies Intervet
R Rabisin Merial
R Vanguard R Zoetis
R Vanguard Rabies Zoetis
Live and inactivated viral vaccine
CDV+CPV+CCoV Duramune Puppy DP + C Zoetis
Live bacterial and viral vaccine
Bb + CPiV Canigen KC Intervet
Bb +CPiV Nobivac KC Intervet
Live bacterial vaccine
Bb Bronchi-Shield, Zoetis

Inactivated Bacterial vaccines

 

 

B

Merilym 3

Merial

CAV + CDV + CPV + CPiV + L2

Canixin DHPP/L

Vanguard 7

Virbac

Zoetis

CAV+CDV+CPV+CPiV+L4 Versican plus DHPPi/L4 Zoetis

CPV + L2

Vanguard CPV-L

Zoetis

L2

Canigen Lepto 2

Eurican L

Nobivac Lepto 2

Virbagen L

Vanguard Lepto ci

Intervet

Merial

Intervet

Virbac

Zoetis

L3 Eurican Lmulti Merial

L4

Canigen L4

Nobivac L4

Versican plus L4

Intervet

Intervet

Zoetis

L4 + CPiV Versican plus Pi /L4 Zoetis

Live Viral and Inactivated Bacterial vaccines

 

 

CAV + CDV + CPV + CPiV + L2

Canigen DHPPiL

Vanguard 7

Virbac

Zoetis

CPV + L 2

Vanguard CPV + L

Zoetis

CAV+CDV+CPV+CPiV+L4

Versican plus DHPPi/L4

 

Zoetis

CPiV + L4 Versican Plus Pi/L4 Zoetis

Live Viral and Inactivated Viral and Bacterial vaccines

 

 

CAV + CCoV +CDV + CPV + CPiV + L2

Duramune DAPPi + LC

Zoetis

CCoV + CPiV + L2

Duramune Pi + LC

Zoetis

CAV+CDV+CPV+CPiV+L4

Versican plus DHPPi/L4

 

Zoetis

CPiV + L4 Versican Plus Pi/L4 Zoetis

Live Viral vaccines

 

 

CAV + CDV + CPV

Canigen DHP

Nobivac DHP

Intervet

Intervet

CAV + CDV + CPV + CPiV

Canigen DHPPi

Eurican DHPPi

Nobivac DHPPi

Versican plus DHPPi

Intervet

Merial

Intervet

Zoetis

CPV

Canigen  Parvo-C

Eurican P

Nobivac Parvo-C

Vanguard CPV

Intervet

Merial

Intervet

Zoetis

CPiV

Canigen Pi

Duramune Pi

Nobivac Pi

Versican Plus Pi

Intervet

Zoetis

Intervet

Zetis

 

 

Updated January2016