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From: ferretfanatic
Date: 2001-05-29 21:09:00 UTC
Subject: Re: [Ferret-Health-list] Galaxy?

Galaxy is the only distemper vaccine I will allow my ferrets to
have due to reactions to Fervac-D. I haven't had any reactions
using Galaxy.
Claire Curtis wrote:
Hi --
My guys should be vaccinated for distemper in the next month or
so. I
asked the vet I went to for rabies vaccinations about reactions to

Fervac, and in the course of the conversation he mentioned that he

thinks that another vaccine, Galaxy, has a lower incidence of
However, it is not approved for ferrets.
A 1994 article ( )

quotes our Dr Bruce Williams as saying it's too early to conclude
Galaxy will be harmless to ferrets. That was 7 years ago; do we
anything more about it? Has anyone out there used Galaxy on their
Thanks --

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