A member asked:

Hi our 4 mnth old german shephard pup is in a biting phase, bit my daughter twice. on her hand and foot skin grazed but bleeding a wee bit. should we get a tetanus shot for her ?

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Most young kids are well protected from tetanus with the regular shots they get in infancy and childhood. (DtaP) If she has had her regular scheduled shots and the last DtaP was within 5 years there is no need for another.

Answered Sep 24, 2018



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