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    Do any of you do a titer test for vaccinations, or do you follow a regular vaccination schedule?
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    What is a titer test?

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    Titering is a blood test that measures the current levels of prior vaccinations maintained since the shots were last given--if the levels are adequate, it may replace the need for annual vaccinations against some diseases.
    Jen, Abbey (Tri Cavalier) & Gus (White Min. Schnauzer)

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    thanks. theoretically, could a dog have a possibly adequate titer level who had never been vaccinated but was exposed to the disease in the environment and resisted the disease?

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    Good question, for a vet, but I suppose it could be possible...
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    Quote Originally Posted by judy
    thanks. theoretically, could a dog have a possibly adequate titer level who had never been vaccinated but was exposed to the disease in the environment and resisted the disease?

    Yes.
    Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.
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