Tag maternal antibodies

Puppy And Kitten Vaccination Series

If I vaccinate your puppy or kitten today, he isn’t necessarily protected against disease today. Let’s look at the several factors involved. In the youngest kittens and puppies we are battling nature in the form of maternal antibodies. “Maternal,” means…

“All His Shots”

All his shots. It’s a favorite phrase of American pet owners, but what, exactly, does it mean? Literally speaking, there is no such thing as all his shots. Even if one follows the not-recommended schedule of vaccinating every other year…