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Accidental dog bite on the leg. Had taken complete dose of rabies post being bitten by a stray dog. Should I repeat the full course again?

good day my husband was playing with our 2 and a half mos old shit tzu and was accidentally bitten at his leg.the pup doesnt have rabies vaccine yet as he was not yet on his 3rd month. ( last sept or oct 2010 he was given a complete dose of a rabies vaccine as he was bitten by a stray dog.)does he need to get the full course again?
Asked On : Thu, 3 May 2012
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As your husband has been "accidently" bitten by your pet and the pet can be observed constantly, he does not require the rabies shots. Moreover he had a course only about 6 months back.

Hope your doubts have been cleared. Thanks.
Answered: Fri, 4 May 2012
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