How long does a rabies shot last for a pet?

An adjuvant helps a pet create a more robust immune response to a vaccine. Whether a vaccine is good for one year or three depends on the presence of an adjuvant as well as the nature of the studies run by the vaccine companies.

Is there a non adjuvanted rabies shot for cats?

As a result of these studies, non-adjuvanted vaccines are now available; the only non-adjuvanted rabies vaccine for cats at this writing (2011) is Purevax, manufactured by Merial. It is labeled for 1 year — cats who receive this vaccination must be revaccinated annually (every year), according to labeling.

How often do rabies shots need to be given?

There are rabies vaccines that are labeled as being effective for either one year or three years, though the actual contents of the vaccine may be the same. Labeling is a legal matter of testing and proof, and the difference between the two vaccines is the testing done by the manufacturer.

What’s the difference between one year and three years of rabies vaccine?

When using an adjuvanted vaccine approved for 3 years, there is no difference as far as local laws are concerned. What makes your pet’s rabies vaccination good for one year or three years is determined by two things:

How much does it cost to get a rabies shot?

We found that the average cost of a rabies vaccine is $404, ranging from $167 to $957. We found the breakdown of costs are as follows: Estimated cost for the procedure: $327. Estimated cost for the office visit: $77.

How painful are rabies shots?

Rabies vaccine is not painful. It just stings a bit when the needle is pierced into the skin just like any other vaccine. A vaccine, like any medicine, is capable of causing serious problems, such as severe allergic reactions. The risk of a vaccine causing serious harm, or death, is extremely small.

Where can you get free rabies shots?

You can get FREE rabies vaccination (at select Vaccination Clinics ONLY) if you live in the following target zip codes: 78201, 78202, 78203, 78204, 78207, 78208, 78210, 78211, 78212, 78213, 78214, 78218, 78220, 78221, 78222, 78223, 78224, 78225, 78227, 78228, 78237, 78242 Check out our events calendar…

Where do you get rabies shots?

Where to get the rabies vaccine. You may be able to get the rabies vaccination at your local GP surgery, but you may need to pay for it. Alternatively, you can pay for the vaccine at a private travel vaccination clinic.