From: Kalee Cline
Date: 2001-09-23 01:08:00 UTC
Subject: rabies vaccine
Do ferrets have reactions to the rabies vaccine, or is
it just the distemper ones? Or is it just not as
Where I live, I have two vets. One is very ferret
knowledgeable and very expensive. The other sees
ferrets but doesn't know as much (doesn't pre-treat
with benadryl for distemper), and is much more
So, for distemper, we bit the bullet and paid for the
expensive annual exams and shots.
My question is this: They just had really good exams
last month with the expensive vet. Now, they need
their rabies shot. Can I take them to the cheaper
vet? Could I take them to a shot clinic? What are
the chances that something will go wrong with a rabies
shot and need the better vet? Should I pre-treat for
Please no flames. Don't think I'm sacrificing my
fuzzies' health because I'm cheap. I want what is
best for them, but if I can save a little money for
future adrenal surgeries, I'd like to.
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