Is canine parainfluenza the same as Bordetella?

The DA2PP vaccine or canine “distemper” vaccine protects dogs from three viruses that can cause upper respiratory symptoms: canine distemper, canine adenovirus ty 2, and canine parainfluenza. The Bordetella vaccine is a separate vaccine that protects dogs from getting the infectious bacteria Bordetella.

What happens if oral Bordetella is injected?

Hepatotoxicity is a rare but potentially serious complication of inadvertent subcutaneous or intramuscular injection of Bordetella vaccines. Oral antibiotics, liver protectants such as Sam-e, monitoring liver values and for clinical signs such as vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy and/or anorexia is advised.

Is Bordetella vaccine bad for dogs?

Bordetella is considered a very safe vaccine for dogs in general, but just like with any vaccination given to any species, there are some general categories of side effects after vaccination.

Can dogs pass Bordetella to humans?

Can humans catch kennel cough? Kennel cough is caused by a number of bacteria and viruses. Most of them can’t be passed on to humans. The main bacteria (Bordetella bronchiseptica) can infect humans, but only those with weakened immune systems.

How do you give parainfluenza Bordetella Bronchiseptica vaccine to dogs?

Directions and dosage: Remove the metal seal and rubber stopper from each vial. Using the enclosed dropper, rehydrate the lyophilized vaccine with the accompanying 1 mL of sterile diluent. Shake until dissolved. Immediately withdraw the rehydrated vaccine into the dropper.

What is parainfluenza virus in dogs?

Canine parainfluenza virus (CPIV) is a highly contagious respiratory virus and is one of the most common pathogens of infectious tracheobronchitis, also known as canine cough. Although the respiratory signs may resemble those of canine influenza, they are unrelated viruses and require different vaccines for protection.

How often should I vaccinate my dog for Bordetella?

Adult dogs should receive a booster form of the bordetella vaccine every six to twelve months, depending on the risk factors for the dog.

Should my dog get the canine influenza vaccine?

Vaccination may not all together prevent an infection, but it may reduce the severity and duration of clinical illness. The canine influenza vaccine is a “lifestyle” vaccine, and is not recommended for every dog.