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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.

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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 L. canicola, L.icterohaemorrhagiae, L. australis and L.grippotyphosa

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

Vanguard Lepto ci

Intervet

Merial

Intervet

Virbac

Pfizer

Zoetis

L4

Nobivac L4

Intervet

L2 + CPV

Vanguard CPV-L

Pfizer

L2 + CPiV

Duramune Pi + L

Galaxy Pi + L

Pfizer

Pfizer

L2 + CAV + CPV + CDV

Duramune DAP + L

Galaxy DAP + L

Pfizer

Pfizer

L2 + CAV + CPV + CDV + CPiV

Canixin DHPPi/L

Duramune DAPPi + L

Virbac

Pfizer

Inactivated Viral and Bacterial vaccines

 

 

CAV + CCoV + CDV + CPV + CPiV + L2

Duramune DAPPi + LC

 

CPiV + CCoV and L2

Duramune Pi + LC

 

Inactivated Bacterial vaccines

 

 

B

Merilym 3

Merial

CAV + CDV + CPV + CPiV + L2

Canixin DHPP/L

Duramune Pi + L

Duramune DAP + L

Duramune DAPPi + L

Galaxy Pi + L

Galaxy DAP + L

Vanguard 7

Virbac

Pfizer

Pfizer

Pfizer

Pfizer

Pfizer

CPV + L2

Vanguard CPV-L

Pfizer

L2

Canigen Lepto 2

Eurican L

Nobivac Lepto 2

Virbagen L

Vanguard Lepto

Vanguard Lepto ci

Intervet

Merial

Intervet

Virbac

Pfizer

Pfizer

L4

Nobivac L4

Intervet

Inactivated Viral and Bacterial vaccines

 

 

CAV + CDV + CCoV + CPV + CPiV + L2

Duramune DAPPi + LC

Zoetis

CCoV + CPiV + L2

Duramune Pi  + LC

Zoetis

Inactivated Viral vaccines

 

 

CCoV + CDV + CPV

Duramune Puppy DP + C

Zoetis

CHV

Eurican Herpes 205

Merial

R

Canigen Rabies

Nobivac rabies

Rabisin

Vanguard rabies

Intervet

Intervet

Merial

Pfizer

Live and Inactivated Viral vaccines

 

 

CDV + CCoV + CPV

Duramune Puppy DP + C

Zoetis

Live Bacterial and Viral vaccines

 

 

Bb + CPiV

Canigen KC

Nobivac KC

Intervet

Intervet

Live Viral and Inactivated Bacterial vaccines

 

 

CAV + CDV + CPV + CPiV + L2

Canixin DAPPi /L

Duramune DAPPi + L

Vanguard 7

Virbac

Pfizer

Pfizer

CAV + CDV + CPV + L2

Duramune DAP + L

Galaxy DAP + L

Pfizer

Pfizer

CPV + L 2

Vanguard CPV + L

Pfizer

CPiV + L2

Duramune Pi + L

Galaxy Pi + L

Pfizer

Pfizer

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

Live Viral vaccines

 

 

CAV + CDV + CPV

Canigen DHP

Duramune DAP

Nobivac DHP

Intervet

Pfizer

Intervet

CAV + CDV + CPV + CPiV

Canigen DHPPi

Duramune DAPPi

Eurican DHPPi

Nobivac DHPPi

Intervet

Pfizer

Merial

Intervet

CPV

Canigen  Parvo-C

Eurican P

Nobivac Parvo-C

Vanguard CPV

Intervet

Merial

Intervet

Pfizer

CPiV

Canigen Pi

Duramune Pi

Nobivac Pi

Intervet

Zoetis

Intervet

 

 

Updated October 2013