Alert: this is an opinion piece, not based on any study. It is from a site that frequently sensationalizes stories. That said, the information here seems credible, as it confirms similar accounts I've read elsewhere; I'm sharing it for informational purposes only. There are sources to pursue at the bottom.

Julie Wilson
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

An estimated 50 percent of families in the U.S. own a dog, and about one-third own a cat. If you fall into either of these categories, you are probably familiar with the annual notices you get from your vet, persistently reminding you to vaccinate your pet. But what they aren't telling you, is that most vaccines provide your pet with lifetime immunity, eliminating the need to vaccinate year after year.

In fact, vaccinating your pet annually poses more risks than it does benefits, because like humans, vaccines cause chronic illness in pets, too. Itchy, allergic dogs are the number one reason pets visit the vet, says Will Falconer, DVM, a homeopathic veterinarian providing care in Central Texas.

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