Vanguard Plus 5 L4 is for vaccination of healthy dogs 6 weeks of age or older as an aid in preventing canine distemper caused by canine distemper (CD) virus, infectious canine hepatitis (ICH) caused by canine adeno virus type 1 (CAV-1), respiratory disease caused by canine adeno virus type 2 (CAV-2), canine parainfluenza caused bycanine parainfluenza (CPI) virus, enteritis caused by canine parvovirus (CPV),and leptospirosis caused by Leptospira canicola, L. grippotyphosa, L.icterohaemorrhagiae, and L. pomona.
General Directions: Vaccination of healthy dogs 6 weeks of ager or older is recommended. Aseptically rehydrate the freeze-dried vaccine (Vanguard Plus 5L4) with the sterile gel provided, shake well, and administer 1 mL subcutaneously or intramuscularly.
Primary Vaccination: Healthy dogs should receive 2 doses administered 3weeks apart. To avoid the potential for maternal antibody interference, dogs vaccinated at less than 9 weeks of age should receive 3 doses, each administered 3 weeks apart.
Revaccination: Annual revaccination with a single dose is recommended,although, as recommended by the American Veterinary Medical Association and its Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents, the attending veterinarian should determine the frequency of re vaccination based on the animal's lifestyle and risk of exposure.