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I was 18 when we got our dog, I think she was given whatever vaccines (it was so long ago I don't even know which ones they are) when she was a tiny puppy. She has had none since and won't be getting any.
I vaccinate my dog..parvo is REALLY bad around here.. theres no way that I wouldn't get my dogs its shots. All the diseases they protects against are deadly and I wouldn't want my animals to catch them.
In my state, only rabies vaccine is required. I've been giving our dogs the rabies vaccine that is good for 3 years, rather than the annual shot. Since we started rethinking vaccines for ourselves, I had to reconsider them for our pets, too. The vet has been OK with this and drew blood for titers to some of the vaccines, since I had to have proof of immunity in order to board the dogs. The dogs have not had distemper, parvo, lepto, etc. for over 2 years now and still have sufficient antibodies from the vaccines. Based on the risks in our area, we opted out of the other vaccines.
Our cats get rabies, feline lukemia and distemper. We have a lot of stray cats, possums, raccoons, and other things that can carry the diseases around our house. Our cats are indoor cats but they get out sometimes so I want them to be protected against those things.
IMO it depends on where you live. When we moved to TN I gave them Rabies and Distemper cause we lived out in the boonies. Now that we are back in Seattle, I haven't given them anything and probably won't anytime soon. I treat my horses the same way, the only vaccine they get regularly is Tetanus.