Category Archives: Vaccines

CDC Immunization Schedule

I read that New York State has a law which prohibits a child going to school without being up to date with all his/her vaccinations. In effect vaccines are mandatory if you have a child living in NYS.  Upon looking further, it appears the whole of the US has these mandatory laws, which I find horrendous and a breach of civil rights.  California, Mississippi and West

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Side Effects Flu Vaccine

 

fluvaccineIt’s that time of year when the flu vaccination will be touted by your local care provider, doctor, or even the local chemist!  What are you going to do?  Will you have another flu jab this year?  Did it help last year?  Did you have any effects from the vaccination?  Did you actually catch the flu despite being vaccinated?
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Leptospirosis Vaccine Side Effects

Jazz BanditPuppies first vaccination

I’m writing this post as a warning about your puppy and leptospirosis vaccine side effects. I’m off topic somewhat here but we had such a harrowing experience when we took our two little puppies to have their first vaccination, I wanted to warn you about this vaccine.

They were just 8 weeks old and weighed in at just 1.37kg and 1.49kg.  We were to see our usual vet who we really trust and find very gentle with all her patients.  We knew she would make our puppies’ first visit to the vet a positive one. Continue reading Leptospirosis Vaccine Side Effects