A member asked:
My puppy tooth scratch my skin and leave a tiny scar about 0.2cm in size. do i need to get a shot again for rabies? my last shot less than 6 month ago
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Is your puppy: up to date with his immunizations? Rabies vaccine are only necessary with bites that are high risk for transmission of Rabies. A scratch on the skin by your own puppy that can be observed if at all necessary, hardly qualifies. You would not of course keep a rabid dog as a pet? Visit with a vet to secure his health and enjoy your puppy!
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