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Hey guys,

At what age can I start to give my dog raw eggs, and what can I do to boost up his immune system?

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There was a post about this recently try the search method... I believe that you dont have to wait for a certain age!
 

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You can feed raw foods including eggs at any age.  In fact, breeders that do raw, will start pups on raw food when they are weaned.
Besides getting your pup vaccinated for his immune system, feed him a healthy diet and let him get the exercise he wants- I say what he wants, since he is apparently still a puppy and should not be doing any "forced" exercise like extended leash walks.  It is much better to let him run around in a fenced area off leash.
Now, as to which vaccines to give, this is up to you and I suggest doing a bit of research about the matter.  Many vets will push you to get every available vaccine, but they may not be necessary, especially depending on where you live and whether you dog will have contact wildlife.
I chose not to give mine the leptospirosis vaccine due to it having adverse reactions in dogs (especially boxers) and it only protects against 2 or 3 of many strains of the virus, that and my dogs have virtually no contact with wild animals.  I do not plan to give booster for everything every year, since I have read that many vaccines are effective for at least 3-5 years.  Again, this is something I would encourage you to research and decide for yourself, and don't let you vet bully you into giving your dog something that you have researched and decide that isn't necessary and of course don't do it just because I did, as it may not be best for your dogs either.
Good luck!
 

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g00dgirl\";p=\"69918 said:
You can feed raw foods including eggs at any age.  In fact, breeders that do raw, will start pups on raw food when they are weaned.
Besides getting your pup vaccinated for his immune system, feed him a healthy diet and let him get the exercise he wants- I say what he wants, since he is apparently still a puppy and should not be doing any "forced" exercise like extended leash walks.  It is much better to let him run around in a fenced area off leash.
Now, as to which vaccines to give, this is up to you and I suggest doing a bit of research about the matter.  Many vets will push you to get every available vaccine, but they may not be necessary, especially depending on where you live and whether you dog will have contact wildlife.
I chose not to give mine the leptospirosis vaccine due to it having adverse reactions in dogs (especially boxers) and it only protects against 2 or 3 of many strains of the virus, that and my dogs have virtually no contact with wild animals.  I do not plan to give booster for everything every year, since I have read that many vaccines are effective for at least 3-5 years.  Again, this is something I would encourage you to research and decide for yourself, and don't let you vet bully you into giving your dog something that you have researched and decide that isn't necessary and of course don't do it just because I did, as it may not be best for your dogs either.
Good luck!
That's very interesting.............I have a 9 week old puppy and would love to know more do you happen to have any links?
 

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With a 9 week old puppy you would need to go through the series of core vaccinations and then booster at one year.  Once you are past the one year annual then you have additional choices on vaccinations....It is very important not to skip any of the core vaccine series on a puppy because of the risk of contracting Parvo.....When it comes to the one's that are not core then you can seek your vets advice on if they are needed from the exposure or risk in your area... such as the Lepto vacc.  The first article Newcastle posted is much easier to understand and has great info!
 
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