Dr. Becker: Are Vaccinations Necessary for Pets?

http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2014/08/06/pet-vaccination.aspx?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=video&utm_campaign=content_pet_vaccination In this video, proactive and integrative wellness veterinarian Dr. Karen Becker talks about pet vaccinations. Dr. Becker also encourages you to find a holistic veterinarian who will partner with you to keep your pet healthy.

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  1. d d on April 9, 2020 at 9:37 am

    They cross a line when they do this to our pets, poison us with ur vaccinations all u want but don’t dare profit off the sickness of our pets. Thank u for exposing them

  2. Cindy M. D. on April 9, 2020 at 9:37 am

    I don’t take my cats to the vet because it’s to expensive and, hard to get there on the bus. They are healthy and happy though. Vets can be greedy with giving vacations. They don’t want to end them because than they lose clinics and money.

  3. Jade Alexander on April 9, 2020 at 9:38 am

    I wonder if there doing the se to our children !

  4. Tina Chang on April 9, 2020 at 9:39 am

    My shepherd mix had one Lepto shot at 4 months old and died at 11 from Lepto infection…

  5. Paloma Healing on April 9, 2020 at 9:41 am

    I stopped vaccinating my 7 yr old dog 4 years ago! She’s not spayed either? She’s super healthy…

  6. Athena Millay on April 9, 2020 at 9:43 am

    Vaccinations are just money makers! That’s why so many dogs get cancer. Same as the effects on babies when they get vaccines so soon. No need for any of them!

  7. The Service Floof’s on April 9, 2020 at 9:43 am

    Yeah i don’t agree with this honestly. The amount of antivaxxers in the comments is pretty disturbing. I won’t spay or neuter any animals I have, but I sure as hell will get them vaccinated.

  8. Anna Arrowood on April 9, 2020 at 9:44 am

    The same companies that make our meds also make the meds and vac’s we give our pets. $$$$ industry. Big pharma.

  9. vincentj on April 9, 2020 at 9:49 am

    I’m 63 when I was a kid in Brooklyn we got a mixed breed dog. She never got her puppy shots. She never had any shots. Not that we were anti vaccine we just did not have the money.That dog went to the the vet one time in her entire life because she hurt her paw. She lived to be 19 years old and she had a good and healthy life right to the end. No cancer no tumors growing on her . No one took their dogs or cats to the vet back then unless it was absolutely necessary.
    Stop the Shots !

  10. cashewpea peacashew on April 9, 2020 at 9:49 am

    My lab died becoz of cancer…..

  11. Ronald Krikorian on April 9, 2020 at 9:49 am

    Im now using wet canned food & orijen fit & trim Dry!

  12. Veragail Faircloth on April 9, 2020 at 9:49 am

    I do believe in vaccinating puppies and kittens. And my dog lived to be 16 years old. And my Cat’s live between 20 and 24 years of age. And never had to take them to the vet because of poor health !!!

  13. Warriors Prayer Boot Camp on April 9, 2020 at 9:51 am

    Thank u very much for what u do, I just discovered your channel and I love your videos, it is very helpful for my Fur babies ❤😄🤩

  14. Gayle Carroll on April 9, 2020 at 9:51 am

    Thank you. I get titers done for distemper, parvo. No titer for lyme or lepto unfortunately. I lost a dog from cancer, my poor dog was older and didn’t need all those vaccines. I learned a painful lesson. My other dog is going to need rabies, leptospirosis, and lyme coming soon. I am agonizing over this. Rabies i can do titers but my county may not except this. Lepto , my dog constantly will lick the grass or try to lick or drink from puddles. Difficulty keeping her from doing this. My goal is to keep her healthy. Frightened of vaccines

  15. sylvie jones on April 9, 2020 at 9:53 am

    I never vaccinated my cats and had them for 18 years. Vaccination is a fraud

  16. Sonja Orleans on April 9, 2020 at 9:53 am

    Some states wont treat your pet unless they have up to date vacines.

  17. calibomber209 on April 9, 2020 at 9:54 am

    this is spot on. i bought my girlfriend a puppy and she wanted to make sure he always had his shots and followed the vet direction wo question. always got him vaccinated , neutered , special expensive food and treats, etc. several years later he got cancer and was dying. and of course she had him put down by the same vet. i told her this from the begining and told her my experience about how i had several dogs and none of them ever got shots and they all lived 10 to12 years no probs besides fleas and worms. other than that they were fine. she spent over a thousand . im sure this is common. im thankful for this vid because just like doctors they want to get paid and prescribe meds rather than give you the proper education . they need suckers to keep getting paid. but if we learn and educate ourselves that can go way further because we can share the knowledge. very truthful and informative vid thanks again.

  18. Buddy L on April 9, 2020 at 9:57 am

    Received E-mail from VET for my  2 years dog  for Rabies and DHPP.  City of Sugar Land requires only a repeated 3 years rabies.    This is an adopted shelter dog.

  19. Khaylan Foy on April 9, 2020 at 9:58 am


  20. MrsEyes512 on April 9, 2020 at 9:59 am

    I wonder how much those tests cost to detect the amount of vaccine is still in the body? If they can’t get the annual visit money I’m sure that test will be a few hundred dollars if not more. I have inside cats. I got the first kitten shots and no more. If they are sick – or have issues I take them in – but no shots. Inside cats are not at risk – and do just fine without that poison in their systems.

  21. I. Ehrenfest on April 9, 2020 at 10:01 am

    Crazy. In the Netherlands, your puppy gets shots when he’s 8 weeks or so, and then nothing for a long time. Repeat shots every year, but not for as many things as American dogs get. Yet Dutch dogs live longer while they interact more with other dogs.
    Incidentally: many shots don’t have to be repeated every year. Antibodies may easily be present for 3 years. So ask for a titer instead of an automatic re-inoculation.

  22. Dan on April 9, 2020 at 10:01 am

    Are wolves in the wild vaccinated? Don’t think so. So why do dogs need to be vaccinated?

  23. Gnostic Mom on April 9, 2020 at 10:03 am

    For a comparison on duration of effectiveness of a vaccine, an injection of Convenia (a long acting antibiotic) takes 2 months to be completely metabolized from a pet’s system, yet the injection is intended to last only 2 weeks.

  24. PixieMermaid on April 9, 2020 at 10:05 am

    I feel vets over. Vaccinate. And its frustrating because I have found dogs cats have tried to home them thru foster organizations and they will only help me home them if I paid for vaccinations well I am trying to get them a home but I dont have money to vaccinate all these animals that I am just trying to help find homes.

  25. peaceloveweed T on April 9, 2020 at 10:05 am

    None of my adult cats are vaccinated and their fur is extremely soft and shiny (NEVER SICK) and their personalities are that of a human. I’m telling you. America is a sick place. They know damn well they’re killing our pets.

  26. Micheline Lavoie on April 9, 2020 at 10:06 am

    The damn vaccinations caused glaucoma in my dog. She was well, nothing wrong with her. The vet told my husband she needed all these vacs…two days later her eye was sticking out of her head and she was rushed to a specialist…..and promptly diagnosed with glaucoma. Many dollars and drops plus an operation, my dog lost an eye.

  27. thorr Johnny kash von wendelin Villeneuve on April 9, 2020 at 10:06 am

    My cat is 21 years old never had a vacation in her life. She’s been on a healthy raw diet all her life. Never aye kibble and shes still has a fire cracker her but

  28. Deb Peterson on April 9, 2020 at 10:07 am

    none of my pets have been vaccinated;all have been healthy and a couple were outdoors,lived 18-20 years;but I do pray a lot for them and believe God keeps them as He does me.

  29. Mad Dawg on April 9, 2020 at 10:09 am

    Heart Guard (heart worm preventative) – I am unsure on the logic, I give my dogs heart guard protection every month like clockwork. When I asked my vet a hypothetical scenario question this was their response- I asked “if I never gave my pups the monthly pill and they got infected, what would you do to treat their heart worm/or other listed parasites?” their response was “Heart guard.” Anyone else have this same suspicion/ opinion about over medicating and reduced capabilities of this drug over time?

  30. Dan on April 9, 2020 at 10:09 am

    Are Vaccines Safe? 12 FACTS You Should Know Before You Vaccinate https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XATaypLDFlRblqESL3FCAwjtcO52tt3-spZDENxVlbQ/edit

  31. c five on April 9, 2020 at 10:11 am

    Vaccines are NEVER. A requirement!! LEARNTHERISK.ORG

  32. Yahkema J on April 9, 2020 at 10:12 am

    I got my puppy many series of vaccinations including rabies well before she was 6 months old I got a second puppy and I took them in for ailments and shots the vet never even looked at my pups or touched them for a check up or the complaints They had instead all she did was try and force me into a long seried of vaccinations and Because I had seen this video I knew better she tried scare tactics and bullying but never check the pups for their ailments I got so frustrated I just left her office It’s obvious the vets only want to make as much money as possible off of these vaccinations to the point they don’t care about your pets real ailments it is really sickening first of all vets are jusy too high so not many people bring pets in so the vets try to make up for that money loss by all of these vaccinations I am just turned off by vets.

  33. Ray Cope on April 9, 2020 at 10:12 am

    I hope more and more people listen to this Dr.Becker, but like here in the UK, people don’t question their vet because they just believe that he or she knows best.
    This is not always the case, and several expose’ documentaries have highlighted this.
    Another thing that I believe is proving detrimental to the health of our pets and to the financial burden of the owners is that veterinary practices have been bough up by the big corporations are just seen as cash cows for its shareholders.
    Indeed one of the documentaries illustrated how, if they found out your dog was insured they would exploit ruthlessly
    by recommending more drugs, or procedures for the animal, even though they knew that nothing could be done to ensure its survival.
    The pets in question were examined by a vet before being taken to another vet for examination to later compare notes
    by the investigators.
    It was a scam and even the prices for treatments and or drugs differed wildly, even though the geographical locations of the practices were pretty close to each other.
    Money is the villain , just as it is in various other parts of this mercenary society we live in, I’m afraid.
    You are a fine woman, and I wish you rainbows.

  34. abdullah khader on April 9, 2020 at 10:13 am

    Dr becker you are the best , i had my cat vaccines last month he was healthy 13.9 pounds cat , he is one year and 6 month . He was happy and energetic loves to play
    Last week he was diagnosed with FCV thou he is a indoor cat never been out
    I noticed that after vaccination this happened and it was really quick
    He is getting well now but i feel sorry that he is not enjoying his time with his mom and dad .
    No vaccination anymore !
    Please pray for him .

  35. Khaylan Foy on April 9, 2020 at 10:13 am

    Please link your references

  36. JM Cast on April 9, 2020 at 10:13 am

    Dogs are treated better than humans. Humans are vaccinated at birth. They don’t even wait a few weeks.

  37. Irini Adler on April 9, 2020 at 10:17 am

    Thank you 😊!

  38. Yahkema J on April 9, 2020 at 10:19 am

    The only vaccinations a pet must get is parvo virus I had two pups out of a litter of five die from parvo I doctoref on all of them but could not save the two the doctor said I was a great nurse for bringing the others through you never want to see a pet get parvo they bleed from all openings and they truly suffered so if you never get any pet shots get the parvo you will be glad you saved your pet all my pets did was walk across contaminated ground and they got the parvo

  39. Wally Jimmo on April 9, 2020 at 10:19 am

    What a bunch of BS

  40. Aviendha on April 9, 2020 at 10:19 am

    Glad to see not all vets are saying keep vaccinating every single year. All my puppies and kittens get their baby shots, because they need it. Then once they’re fully vaccinated I don’t do top ups unless I know my animal is immuno compromised. Never had a pet die of a disease that they’re vaccinated for. Neither has my mum and she does the same thing. Her latest cat lived to 20, with just her first 3 shots, and only went to the vet 4 times, for shots, and finally euthanasia at 20 years old after she stopped eating for 5 days.

  41. Lee Fury on April 9, 2020 at 10:23 am

    We have lost all cats in the last 20 yrs before age 10. Our present tabby is 3 1/2 and is having problems with red blood cell production. As a child, our cats lived to be 15yrs+, one even was 22. What has changed? Food and vaccinations. It will be a fight here to stop with the convenient processed foods and the family vet wanting us to bring in annually all our pets for vaccinations. But I feel this is a fight worth having!

  42. rita moore on April 9, 2020 at 10:25 am

    It is all about money.

  43. aman singh on April 9, 2020 at 10:26 am

    My dog is vaccinated with 1 rabbies shot and then a booster and 1 combined vaccine and a booster . So long story short I don’t have to vaccine her anymore right? Because I don’t think that vets in here will do the titer test. Please help me

  44. Connie Pritchard Reinhardt on April 9, 2020 at 10:27 am

    I love your videos! I remember as a kid that you didnt have to take your pets to the vet as much.. Our pets lived for ever it seemed like. Probably cause we were not over vaccinating them. We took them for there puppy shots and their rabies.. Then just for rabies once a year. So what do you recommend for shot schedule after 1 year?

  45. Barbara T on April 9, 2020 at 10:28 am

    Yeah. All we idiots who think BIG PHARMA is a real thing. Eyeroll. Thank you SO MUCH FOR THIS! My daughter has been having titers done on her Chihuahuas for years. ALL of my large breed dogs have died of cancer before nine years.
    I currently have a rescued large breed that I adopted when he was 8. The vet won’t let it go that he’s not fixed. He’s non aggressive. Never tried to mount ANYTHING let alone another dog. He’s never unsupervised or off leash. I’m going to continue to watch your videos and educate myself.

  46. Dan on April 9, 2020 at 10:29 am

    Are tigers and lions in the wild vaccinated? Cheetahs? Linx? Or any Wildcat for that matter? So why do cats need to be vaccinated, especially cats that are indoor cats? Makes no sense to me

  47. Mojo on April 9, 2020 at 10:29 am

    its a scam as most things are, once vets actually cared for the animal, now most are just using pets as a cash cow

  48. AKIYIAKELLY on April 9, 2020 at 10:32 am

    Thank you so much 💜❤

  49. Maitri Ahimsa on April 9, 2020 at 10:32 am

    I’m really happy I found you. I wish there was a vet like you near me.