Open the syringe by twisting or tapping the cap against a hard surface to break the heat weld. Aseptically rehydrate the vaccine cake with 1 mL of vaccine diluent supplied. SHAKE WELL. Withdraw entire contents into the syringe. Administer one 1 mL dose subcutaneously. Subcutaneous administration: Lift the loose skin behind the neck or behind the front leg and insert needle (see illustration, arrows 1 and 2). Inject entire contents of syringe. Do not inject directly into blood vessel (see note below).
IMPORTANT NOTE: Before injecting vaccine, pull back slightly on syringe plunger. If blood enters the syringe freely, choose another injection site.
All dogs should initially receive one dose of this product and a second dose 2 to 3 weeks later. The presence of maternal antibody is known to interfere with the development of active immunity in dogs and additional boosters will be required in most young animals.
Historically, annual revaccination with a single dose has been recommended for this product.
The need for this booster has not been established.
For advice on revaccination frequency and annual booster vaccinations, consultation with a veterinarian is recommended.
Only vaccinate healthy animals. This product has not been tested in pregnant animals. Store in the dark at 35° – 46°F (2°-8°C). Do not freeze. Do not mix with other products, except as specified on this label. In case of anaphylactoid reaction, administer epinephrine. Inactive all unused contents before disposal. In case of human exposure, contact a physician.