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by HouseCallVetNY
Tue Apr 20, 2010 9:04 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Kennel Cough
Replies: 9
Views: 2525

Re: Kennel Cough

I assumed it went without saying that not EVERY DOG would receive the kennel cough vaccine "willy nilly", or ANY vaccine for that matter. That said, kennel cough is a pathologically under-used vaccination considering the prevalence of the disease and safety of the vaccine. For any dog AT RISK, the v...
by HouseCallVetNY
Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:23 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Kennel Cough
Replies: 9
Views: 2525

Re: Kennel Cough

I recommend Schering's IntraTrac-3 Intranasal Vaccine which provides protection against Bordetella, CAV-2 and Parainfluenza, 3 of the most common causes of kennel cough. I do recommend 2 doses 3 weeks apart at 8 and 11 weeks (only 1 dose is recommended by manufacturer but I have seen better results ...
by HouseCallVetNY
Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Flea and Tick preventative
Replies: 31
Views: 10825

Re: Flea and Tick preventative

While you can use regular Frontline (not Plus) because it is much cheaper since you can buy it in liter bottles, it just IS NOT as good as Frontline Plus. It ONLY kills adult fleas so it will keep the dog happy but there is no effectiveness against infesting homes/kennels. This may not be overly imp...
by HouseCallVetNY
Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:58 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: potty problems
Replies: 11
Views: 2927

Re: potty problems

Hey I am a Veterinarian and I am assuming you have already had the pup seen if things weren't better BUT while everyone is right about stopping the wet food and checking for a UTI, IF you do not get a definitive answer BE SURE to have your Vet check the pup's anal glands! Full anal glands in all age...
by HouseCallVetNY
Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:47 pm
Forum: Please Welcome New Members - Introduce Yourself Here!
Topic: Upstate NY Veterinarian John T. Shokoff, DVM
Replies: 0
Views: 416

Upstate NY Veterinarian John T. Shokoff, DVM

Hey everybody I am happy to have found your site & forum! I have a lazy English Bulldog and an old and arthritic Boxer who are not doing ANY HUNTING any time soon! However, I love hunting dogs and being a House Call Veterinarian in Binghamton, NY I get to take care of quite a few (primarily Lab Retr...