• Tonight, my dog was attacked and got a small wound. Our dog is current with his shots. The police were checking w the owner of the dog who attacked our dog if the shots were current. Shoukd we get another rabies shot? I did clean the snall nick on my dogs ear.

    Hi Peggy,

    If your dog is up to date on his vaccines then usually there is no need to revaccinate due to a bite from another dog. I do recommend that you take your dog into see a veterinarian to make sure that the fight did not cause any more damage to him. Bites from attacks or dog fights can cause damage to underlying muscles, bones, and internal organs without leaving much evidence on the skin. Your vet can examine him for any underlying damage and recommend any treatment that he needs.


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