Pet Vaccine Reactions

By Lambert Vet Supply | 12/2/2016 | Posted to General
Pet Vaccine Reactions

Ten Warning Signs Pet Owners Need to Know

Vaccinations are generally extremely safe for pets, but occasionally, a pet will have an adverse reaction to a vaccine. It doesn't happen often, but responsible pet owners should be aware of the signs that could signal a problem.

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Potential adverse effects from vaccinations can vary with the type of vaccine used, and the age and breed of the animal vaccinated. With any pet, if you observe any of these 10 symptoms immediately following a vaccination, consult with your veterinarian.

  • Swollen face, mouth or tongue
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Hives
  • Vomiting
  • Shock
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea
  • Lameness
  • Neurological difficulty
  • Depression

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