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    Rabies shots -- aren't we overdoing it?

    When adopting my cat 3 years ago I was surprised to hear the vet say that she would need an annual rabies shot every year for 3 years and then one every three years. Cats used to get one rabies shot as a kitten that lasted a lifetime. So what caused the change? Does anyone know? Is this just a...
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    Comment by 'drstove' in article 'Rabies: What You Need To Know To Protect Your Cat'

    Years ago dogs and cats required only one rabies shot for life. Today, vets and the law want you to give your pet a rabies vaccine every year. What changed? Why doesn't one rabies shot last a life time like thew used to?