Your veterinarian considers a lot of factors when deciding on the appropriate vaccination protocol for your puppy. Thus, you should expect that apart from giving your puppy a physical exam, your vet will first look over your puppy’s vaccination record if available, and ask many questions that can give the veterinarian clues about the current immunization status and susceptibility to disease of your puppy.
The following is a list of some of the questions veterinarians generally ask before formulating a vaccination schedule and how the information these questions provide is important:
Please bear in mind that, although based on scientific findings and recommendations as well as on standard veterinary practices, this article contains generalizations, and simplified information and explanations. It is meant for the understanding of pet owners and laymen and should not be taken as a scientific guideline or a statement of scientific fact.