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After shots?

Do dogs normally seem tired after shots? One seems lazy but chewing on a bone, but the other is just passed out lol. Just want to make sure it is normal for them to be a bit more tired after. Thanks

(oh they got their shots today)

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Asked by mommareed at 4:16 PM on Mar. 12, 2009 in Pets

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  • Yes, it is normal for a dog to maybe be a little tired, or even sore and cranky after vaccines. Keep an eye on them though to make sure there is no serious lethargy and that gums are nice and pink and they are still eating, drinking, eliminating.

    Answer by KTMOM at 4:24 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • My dogs didn't act any different after their shots, so I'm not sure if it's normal or not. Call your vet and ask them, they can tell you if it's normal. I'm sure as long as your dogs are eating/drinking normally you'll have nothing to worry about.

    Answer by bookay at 5:31 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • Yep, they can get cranky and bummed just like little kids! It's normal.

    Answer by matobe at 9:56 PM on Mar. 12, 2009

  • LOL ours was so sluggish! Back to normal the next day. The vet says it is totally normal.

    Answer by mevxoxo at 3:41 PM on Mar. 16, 2009

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