If I give my horse her shots myself how would I get documentation for that?

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If I give my horse her shots myself how would I get documentation for that?

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    03-13-2010, 06:01 PM
If I give my horse her shots myself how would I get documentation for that?

I would like to give my horse her shots myself ( with the help of my mom who's a nurse, and my aunt who's a horse expert ) but I need papers that prove she had her shots. It's a requirement for the horse camp I'm going to... So... how am I supposed to get those papers?
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    03-13-2010, 06:14 PM
Green Broke
I believe the only way to get verification is to have a vet do it.
    03-13-2010, 06:17 PM
Usually you write the date down and put the sticker from the bottle under it in your record book. That's what the vets do and what a majority of ppl do.

It also never hurts to call the camp and tell them you do and see how you can show proof. :)
    03-13-2010, 07:48 PM
I think some things have to be done by a vet, like rabies and coggins test. IDK what all your camp requires but those will probably have to be included. It cost $84 dollars when I had the vet out to give Major his vacc. And coggins. That included rabies, west nile, coggins, checking his teeth and the farm visit. I did save a few bucks because I had already given the tetanus, but not much. Oh yeah, and I will have to have her back in the spring because I didn't get the strangles vaccine. Horse camp sound like a lot of fun! Hope you have a great time! Be sure and tell us about it when you get back.
    03-13-2010, 08:46 PM
Originally Posted by QHDragon    
I believe the only way to get verification is to have a vet do it.

Yes, I think it requires a vet.
    03-14-2010, 01:33 AM
Only vet. I have same issue so have to use vet to do shots so I could have papers from him.
    03-14-2010, 01:35 AM
Pretty sure you can only do it through your vet. In my area the same goes for dog's shots. There are parvo vacc and stuff at the co-op, but the only way the dogs can board anywhere is if they have the shot administered by the vet.
    03-14-2010, 08:59 AM
I do most of the shots myself. Most of the shots I have to buy though the vet, they send me documentation saying they sold it to me. The other non-serious ones I just print out a paper saying that I gave this shot to Gunther on this date. No one ever questions me.

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