According to About.com, a DA2PPV vaccine is a canine vaccination for distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus and the parainfluenza viruses. The DA2PPV vaccine, sometimes also known as the DA2PP or DA2PPC vaccine, is a combination vaccine that protects against many dangerous canine diseases.Know More
About.com states that the letters in the DA2PPV vaccine stand for abbreviations used in vaccines which are as follows: D for distemper, H or A2 for adenovirus type 2 and Hepatitis, P for parainfluenza, PV for parvovirus, L for leptospirosis and C for coronavirus.
According to Wikipedia, the DA2PP is often given to puppies at the eight-, 12- and 16-week age mark, then again when the dog turns one year of age. Afterwards, the DA2PP vaccination is administered annually or every three years to protect dogs from canine distemper.Learn more about Veterinary Health
According to Fun Times Guide, rabies vaccinations are considered good or up to date for one to three years, depending on the type of vaccination administered to the animal.Full Answer >
The most common side effects from a rabies vaccination for a cat include mild fever, reduced appetite and some discomfort in the area where the vaccination was given. Typical side effects usually begin several hours after the vaccination and generally only last a few days, according to Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.Full Answer >
While 2-phenethyl propionate is a natural ingredient extracted from peanuts, another natural flea and tick repellent is juice from a lemon or orange. This is safe for dogs, as it doesn't harm pets if the juice is licked off.Full Answer >
According to the DFW Wildlife Coalition, possums are highly resistant to a variety of animal diseases, such as distemper and rabies. Testing of wild possum populations has shown no recurring incidences of rabies. A common theory is that the possum's consistently low body temperature does not allow for the rabies virus to survive well. It is still very important to consult with a physician if bitten or scratched by a possum.Full Answer >