Why Do My Puppy and Kitten Need So Many Vaccinations?

March 30, 2015

Why does my puppy or kitten need so many vaccinations? The answer to this question is often misunderstood, because at first the answer may seem counterintuitive, but it’s actually quite simple. A puppy or kitten is born with immunity that developed from its mother in utero and right after birth from its mother’s milk. This is called maternal or “passive” immunity and usually lasts up…  

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