How to Give a Vaccine
vaccine step 1Here are your vials. One has powder, the other has liquid.
vaccine step 2Take the vial with the liquid (orange top) and insert the needle. Pull out the plunger in the syringe to remove liquid.
vaccine step 3Once all the liquid is out, use the syringe to put the liquid into the powder vial.
vaccine step 4Shake it all up.
vaccine step 5This is what it should look like all shaken up.
vaccine step 6Use the syringe to suck all of the vaccine.
vaccine step 7Make sure there aren't any bubbles in the syringe by flicking the air to the top and lightly pressing on the plunger to release the air.
vaccine step 8Pull up on the dog's scruff until you create this helpful little v-shape.
vaccine step 9Here you can see it without our drawing.
vaccine step 10X marks the spot where the needle goes.
vaccine step 11Press the needle into the dog's scruff. They may yip or squirm, but make sure the needle goes in far enough to dispense the vaccine.
vaccine step 12Press the plunger until the syringe is empty.
vaccine step 13Take a celebratory selfie and give the pup a treat!
vaccine step 14Make sure to put the lid back on the syringe so nobody gets hurt on the needle.
vaccine step 15Take the labels off the vial and put them on a paper. Date it and write the dog's name. Do this again in 3 weeks if it's a puppy shot.
vaccine step 16Staple the vaccine bag, receipt and vial labels together. Take to the vet so they know what you've given her.