Giving vaccines to maltipoo puppy is important because it can protect them from being infected by viruses and diseases. Now the question is that, when does a maltipoo puppy get vaccine? The schedule explanation can be read below.
The Schedule of Maltipoo Vaccine Schedule
Here is the schedule of maltipoo vaccine.
- When maltipoo puppies are 6 to 8 weeks, they need:
- Distemper, parainfluenza vaccines
- Bordetella vaccine but it is optional.
- When maltipoo puppies are 10 to 12 weeks, they need:
- DHPP vaccine (vaccines for distemper, adenovirus [hepatitis], parainfluenza, and parvovirus)
- Coronavirus, Leptospirosis, Bordetella, Lyme disease vaccines but these vaccines are optional.
- When maltipoo puppies are 12 to 24 weeks, they need:
- Rabies vaccine.
- When maltipoo puppies are 14 to 16 weeks, they need:
- DHPP vaccine
- Coronavirus, Lyme diseases, Leptospirosis vaccines but these are optional.
- When maltipoo puppies are 12 to 16 months, they need:
- Rabies and DHPP vaccines
- Coronavirus, Leptospiroses, Bordetella, Lyme disease vaccines but these are optional.
- Every 1 to 2 years, maltipoos need:
- DHPP vaccine
- Coronavirus, Leptospirosis, Bordetella, Lyme diseases vaccines but these are optional.
- Every 1 to 3 years, maltipoos need:
- Rabies vaccine as required by law.
The Way Vaccine Works
Here is the explanation about the way vaccine works according to the My Doodle Maltipoos site. Vaccines have a function to improve the bodies immunity to a specific disease. Usually, it has an agent that is the same as a specific disease. However, the agent of the specific disease is severely weakened. When the vaccine is hoven to the body of a maltipoo, his immune system is activated. The immune system will find the weakened diseases and after it finds it, the body will destroy it.
If it has been destroyed, the immune system will begin preparing for future encounters. The body will prepare by creating memories of the diseases that it killed for all the white blood cells to study. The white blood cells will be better at fighting against that particular disease. So, if the maltipoo body become infected again by that disease, the white blood cells will be called. By remembering their training and studies, the white blood cells will use their knowledge and destroy the disease.
The Effects of Multiple and Simultaneous Vaccines
According to the My Doodle Maltipoos site, here is the explanation about the effects of multiple and simultaneously vaccines on maltipoos. When giving vaccinations on small puppy, it must be very careful. There are some irresponsible breeders or even vets who give puppies many vaccines simultaneously without concerning about the results.
They may think that the disease contained in the vaccines are so weak so that a puppy should be able to handle a lot of them at the same time. However, it is important for you to note that this thinking is not true, even it is very dangerous for the maltipoos if they are given too much vaccines more than they need.
It is important for you to note that the diseases are in a weakened state in vaccine, but the immune system of the body needs to respond to every individual threat. When the body is introduced to some threats at the same time, the immune system of the puppy may be confused and it hinders its ability to keep up with the large help.
When the body of the puppy struggles to overcome the massive invasion, suppression of the immune system becomes possible. However, immune systems which are suppressed are not able to create the suitable antibodies against the vaccines. So, it can create a severely weakened puppy that needs time to recover. When the puppy is in the recovery period, they will be very vulnerable to attacks from real diseases and these secondary infections can be deadly.
Age of Puppy When They Are Given Vaccines
According to the My Doodle Maltipoos site, here is the explanation about the age of puppy when they are given vaccines. One of the things that you have to consider when you want to give a vaccine to maltipoo puppy is the age of the puppy. As explained earlier, maltipoo puppy can be given their first vaccine when they are 6 weeks old.
At the end of the day, giving vaccines to dogs or puppies requires careful planning because they must be old enough and the body mature enough. It is done to defend itself from the vaccines. Time between vaccinations is also important to be thought because it ensures the antibodies have tome to be formed.
According to the My Doodle Maltipoos site, here is the explanation about parvovirus. You may have heard about parvovirus on dogs but you may not know what it is. Well, it is one of the deadliest diseases that a puppy can be infected with. This disease is known as Canine parvovirues or parvo. This disease is very contagious where it permits it to spread from puppy to puppy easily. If a dog with this disease poops at a park and then another dog which is free from parvo smells it, the dog will be infected soon and show the symptoms of this disease.
Some symptoms of parvovirus are vomiting, lethargy, fever and diarrhea (usually bloody). The first sign of this disease is lethargy or a lack of energy which then followed by a loss of appetite, vomiting, and diarrhea.
You may wonder whether the dog can survive from this disease or not. Well, it depends on their age and how fast they were diagnosed. If you find that a dog has this disease, the dog must be brought to a vet immediately.
Well, that’s the explanation that I can give to you about vaccines for maltipoos. Hopefully, this information is useful. However, I just want to remind you that it is better for you to have the other animals than dogs, especially if you are a moslem. It is because moslems are forbidden to have dogs, except being used for hunting or keeping their cattles.