Jan 2012 - List of States (14) that have revised Rabies Vaccine requirements and accept this Rabies Exemption Form, thanks to the Rabies Challenge Fund.
RABIES EXEMPTION FORM
Provided by SAAB member, Patricia Jordon, DVM, CVA, CTCVH
(Print the form below)
Everyone who owns an animal with a medical problem, allergies, or one that has suffered a previous
reaction to any type of vaccination needs to know the risks of rabies
vaccine. Talk to your vet and be sure to ask about lepto or rabies vaccine related Ischemic Skin Disease
TheDogPlace.org launched the net's first Vaccine Information Section in 1998. We later worked with
Kris Christine's Rabies Challenge Fund which has been singularly successful in the battle against
mandatory rabies vaccine. If your state is not on the following list of states that allow medical rabies shot exemptions join the fund and fight to enact Rabies Exemption legislation in your state! If your state is “with it” as
regards rabies vaccine, click to thank
Kris Christine for her many years of work for you and your dog.
These states accept a Medical Rabies Waiver Form signed by a licensed veterinarian:
Alabama, California (2011) Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Maine,
Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
also see April 2012
Rabid About Rabies Shots!Why the brand new rabies shot waiver doesn’t apply to your dog, what CDC says about canine rabies, and vaccine warnings.
Note: The labels on rabies vaccines state that they are for “the vaccination of healthy cats, dogs...”
There are medical conditions for which vaccination can jeopardize the life or well-being of an animal.
This is to certify that… In my professional opinion this pet should not be vaccinated for rabies as s/he is not at risk for contracting Rabies, and/or has been adequately vaccinated in the past to protect against Rabies and vaccination would be detrimental to his or her health.
* None of the statements contained herein as regards human or animal health have been evaluated by the FDA. Information is provided for educational purposes only. We are required to advise you to always check with a licensed veterinarian or medical doctor. Information or products offered are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any illness, disease, or condition, whether animal or human. This disclaimer is due to FDA restrictions designed to protect you, the consumer. It does NOT protect you from vaccines or prescription drugs.