A dog park recently opened in our neighborhood. The rules state that all dogs need to display licenses. However, not all dogs do, and I'm sure some vaccinations are not current. Our pets have current vaccinations. Do we have to worry about our dogs running around with others that may not be vaccinated?
S.R., Arlington, Texas" Jul 13, 2008
If your dogs have received their "basic core" vaccinations (as per the protocol on my web site), you are on the safe side. But no vaccination can guarantee 100 percent protection. There should be a sign posted at the dog park saying all dogs must have their ID and anti-rabies vaccination tags on their collars. For the sake of all, every animal should have stool samples checked for worms and have been treated as needed before coming to the park.
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