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Vaccine-associated sarcoma
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A vaccine-associated sarcoma (VAS) is a type of malignant tumor found in cats (and rarely, dogs and ferrets) that has been linked to certain vaccines. VAS has become a concern for veterinarians and cat owners alike and has resulted in changes in recommended vaccine protocols. These tumors have been most commonly associated with rabies and feline leukemia virus vaccines, but other vaccines and injected medications have also been implicated.

I knew and awared of the rabies shots that carried in Taiwan would induce sarcoma. The vet that I work with, she has suggested to inject rabies shot on pets’ legs so if there ever become a problem, the sarcoma on the legs is a lot easier to remove than on our pets’ back. Please be aware of this and if your vet is still giving rabies shots on your pets back, perhaps you may suggest your vet to give it on the legs.