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Are dogs sensitive to vaccinations?

Dear Abhinav,

Some dogs are allergic to vaccinations. The side-effects of vaccinations can vary with the type of vaccine used, and the age and breed of the animal vaccinated. Check with the veterinarian if there is a drug that can be given prior to the vaccination to prevent the allergic reactions. Once home, keep a close eye on your dog to see if there are any signs of pain, swelling, redness, and irritation at the injection site. These effects generally occur within 30 minutes to 1 week of the date of vaccination. If the signs persist, or are severe, contact your veterinarian. Never give more than one vaccine in a day. Give a gap of at least a couple of weeks between vaccinations.