Message Number: YG1349 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-03-16 16:32:00 UTC
Subject: Re: Ferret Distemper Vaccine: Digest Number 68

According to both Dr. Fox (in his book) and Dr. Rosenthal (in Hillyer and
Vaccination recommendations are to vaccinate ferrets for Canine Distemper
Virus on 3 week intervals after 6 weeks of age OR serial vaccinations at:
6-8, 10-12, and 13-14 weeks of age. Both of these recommendations are made
based upon the study reported in vol. 193 JAVMA by Appel + Harris in 1988.

Benjamin A. Otten, DVM
Avian & Exotic Pet Medicine
The Animal Medical Center
510 East 62nd St NY, NY 10021
(212) 329-8714