My dog is scheduled for her spay surgery on the 20th of April and my vet wants to do her boosters and rabies shot on the same day. Is this safe or should I take her in earlier to have the shots done separately?
Many veterinarians, and vaccine manufacturers, would say that it would be fine to give several vaccines on the same day as a spay, but the spay procedure is in itself a debilitating procedure as are all surgeries.
I would not give more than one vaccine after a spay procedure (unless it is a stray cat in a spay, neuter, and release program). A single vaccine can be given once the patient wakes up from anesthesia. But your veterinarian may differ with my suggestion.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.