Is Lyme vaccine for dogs necessary? As part of a Lyme disease prevention protocol, dogs must be vaccinated in addition to tick removal and control. One infected tick that escapes those first 2 barriers can easily cause infection. There is no evidence of any deleterious effects due to vaccinating Lyme disease negative dogs.
How long does Lyme vaccine last in dogs? INDICATIONS: Shown to be effective for vaccination of healthy dogs 8 weeks of age or older against Borrelia burgdorferi. Duration of Immunity is at least 1 year.
How often does a dog need a Lyme vaccine?
|10 to 16 Weeks||Initial Lyme Vaccination|
|Two (2) to Three (3) Weeks Later||Lyme Vaccine Booster|
|Every Year Thereafter||Lyme Vaccine Booster|
Can dogs still get Lyme disease even if vaccinated? Can an animal get infected despite being vaccinated? Yes. This has been observed that some animals can still get infected after Lyme vaccination. This can be due to a low immune response of the respective animal and/or a very high exposure rate or Lyme prevalence in the area where the animal lives.