Vaccine reactions in dogs and cats

Common info

Vaccine reactions in dogs and cats (Allergic reactions) are unusual reactions to the vaccine, or the body reacts overmuch to the vaccine, it is a sensitive response of the immune system, which the reaction may cause by the substance that used to sustain the vaccines or other ingredients in vaccines. When allergies occur, Vaccine reactions in dogs and cats will cause a bump, hives, swollen face, nausea, ataxia, vomiting. Dogs and cats usually show symptoms within 1 hour.


Vaccines began to developed in the 1770s by Edward Jenner.


The vaccine reactions in dogs and cats (Allergic reactions) will be different, depending on the vaccine, species, age, immune system, and how they respond to the vaccine’s ingredients.


  • ฺAllergic reactions
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Swelling face
  • Ataxia
  • Nausea
  • Puffiness ears
  • Bumps or hives all over the body

Vaccine reactions in dogs and cats may be different in each one, depending on their response. All types of vaccine allergies often have urticaria, swelling face, puffiness ears, nausea, diarrhea, ataxia. If the dogs and cats show unusual reactions, such as vomiting which is a dangerous case. Allergic reactions in dogs and cats are less common in the windpipe, larynx and swollen bronchi, causing respiratory contraction and difficulty breathing. These symptoms are life-threatening.

Treatment and Prevention

The treatment for vaccine reactions in dogs and cats, depending on the level of allergic reactions and the type of vaccine. Vaccine reactions in dogs and cats can prevent by avoiding many vaccinations injection.

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