Canine Spectra 5 Vaccination is a modified live virus to promote and support healthy puppies nine weeks and younger. It is a preventative for common diseases, such as Canine Distemper, Adenovirus - Type 2, Parainfluenza Virus and Canine Parvovirus. Ideal first shot for puppies 9 weeks or younger and repeat 3-4 weeks intervals until 16 weeks old. Includes 1 vaccine vial, 1 diluent vial and a syringe and needle.
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Dosage & Administration: The dosage is 1 mL injected intramuscularly or subcutaneously. Open syringe by twisting or tapping the cap against a hard surface to break the heat weld. Prepare the vaccine by injecting the diluent into the vial containing the desiccated vaccine cake. Shake well. Withdraw entire contents into the syringe. Thoroughly prepare injection site with antiseptic. Subcutaneous administration: Lift the loose skin behind the neck or behind front leg and insert needle. Inject entire contents of syringe. Intramuscular administration: Insert needle into muscle of the hind limb (see illustration on package insert). Inject entire contents of syringe. Do not inject directly into blood vessel. Important note: Before injecting vaccine pull back slightly on syringe plunger. If blood enters the syringe freely, choose another injection site. Puppies 9 weeks or younger:Vaccinate healthy puppies at 3-4 week intervals until 16 weeks of age for at least 3 doses. Puppies over 9 weeks and adults: Give a minimum of 2 doses at 3-4 week intervals. Annual revaccination with a single dose is recommended.
Precautions: Do not vaccinate pregnant animals. Do not use in ferrets or mink. Protective immunity may not be completely established in all puppies vaccinated at less than 16 weeks of age because of maternal antibody interference. Only vaccinate healthy animals. Although rare, severe allergic reactions (anaphylactoid) may occur that require immediate veterinary care.