What is a DHPP, DAPP, or DHLPP Booster?
• D=Distemper (See AVMA brochure on Canine Distemper) • H=Hepatitis is Infectious Canine Hepatitis (ICH) caused by Canine Adenovirus. Sometimes you will see DAPP instead of DHPP when A=Adenovirus. • P=Parainfluenza (See AVMA info on Canine Parainfluenza) • P=Parvovirus (See AVMA info on Canine Parvovirus) • L=Leptospirosis (NOT IN PUPPY SHOT) (See AVMA info on Canine Leptospirosis) What vaccinations does my adult dog need? Every year a dog should come in for a checkup and vaccination update. Three-year DHP vaccinations include a one-year Parainfluenza vaccine which must be boostered annually with Kennel Cough. Three-year rabies vaccinations can be given after the initial one-year booster. What is Kennel Cough? Kennel Cough is also known as bordetella. (See AVMA info on Bordetellosis) Kennel Cough is extremely contagious through the air and is passed from dog to dog like the common cold. We only require that this vaccination be updated annually for boarding in our kennel, but we highly