Is The Lepto Vaccine Safe for Dachshunds? - Side Effects

Is there a specific major leptospirosis vaccine reaction in dachshunds? Is the vaccine risky and is it worth it for your Doxie?

Is the lepto vaccine safe for dachshunds?

The leptospirosis vaccine is considered generally safe for dachshunds.

What are the side effects of the leptospirosis vaccine for dogs?

• Breathing difficulties • Swelling at the injection site • Diarrhea • Vomiting

• Face swelling • Hives • Lethargy • Discomfort • Temporary loss of      appetite • A mild fever • Collapse • Anaphylactic shock • Seizures • Autoimmune responses

How long do leptospirosis vaccine side effects last?

One or two days is the expected timeframe for most side effects of the leptospirosis vaccine in dogs.

In many cases, it’s even less than a day before the dog is back to its normal safe.

Can lepto vaccine cause seizures in dogs?

It can but such cases are extremely rare.

Leptospirosis is a parasite, one commonly found in rat urine, in contaminated waters, and in the urine of other infected dogs or cats. 

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