[Felvtalk] Rabies vaccine
gras at optonline.net
Thu Jan 5 09:05:11 CST 2012
The Mid-Atlantic strain of rabies was brought to the East by hunters, after
destroying local raccoons, wanted more raccoons to kill, so they brought
them from Virginal and surrounding states.
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[mailto:felvtalk-bounces at felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Marcia
Sent: Thursday, January 05, 2012 9:43 AM
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Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Rabies vaccine
I just did some reading on rabies and it appears that mice and other rodents
don't carry Rabies. Raccoons foxes and bats look to be the heaviest
carriers. The East coast, for some reason is the largest region of raccoons
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On Jan 4, 2012, at 6:48 PM, <dlgegg at windstream.net> wrote:
> My vet reccommends evey year, but my guys go outside andbecause I live in
th woods, are exposed to raccoon, possum, mice, fox and othes that can pass
rabbies on. I am in a quandry, sort of dmned if I do and i I don't.
> ---- Lorrie <felinerescue at frontier.com> wrote:
>> I'm sure the vets make more money by first giving a 1 year vac.
>> and then giving the 3 year vac a year later.
>> On 01-04, Maureen Olvey wrote:
>>> I think I might have mentioned it to you guys before but in case I
>>> didn't, studies have shown that the normal 1 year rabies vaccinations
>>> will provide immunity for at least 4 years. Interesting huh? I need
>>> to check out that group again to see if they've found anything else
>>> out or if it actually last longer than the 4 years even. I know they
>>> were doing more research studies.
>>> Will most vets give the 3 year one to a kitten? Most vets I've been
>>> to recommend that the kittens get the 1 year vaccination and then the
>>> next year they get the 3 year one.
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