Can I Take My Puppy Outside Before Vaccinations?

While it isn’t recommended to take your puppy out for walks in a public area before they have been vaccinated, you can carry him or her on trips out to your local area, introducing them to the outside world without risking their health.

Can I take my puppy outside after first vaccination?

How long do I wait before taking my puppy outside? Vets recommend waiting until 10-14 days after your puppy’s last vaccination booster – usually at around 14–16 weeks of age – before introducing them to the wonders of local parks, beaches and walking trails.

When can a puppy go outside in the garden?

It should be at least two weeks after the second set of vaccinations before you let your puppy outside for the first time. Ideally, introduce them to the outdoors in an enclosed space or garden, which has been checked for potential hazards.

How many shots do puppies need before going outside?

Puppy Vaccines 101

Puppy vaccinations are repeated every three to four weeks until 16 weeks of age. The initial vaccine primes the immune system to make lots of antibodies in response when the puppy is vaccinated again against the same virus. That is why vaccines are called boosters—they boost the immune system.

Can 8 week old puppy go out in my garden?

General Health Check and Vaccinations

Puppies require a vaccination course of two injections which can start from six weeks of age. However, you puppy may go out in your own garden for toilet training and can mix with other healthy, fully vaccinated friend’s and family’s dogs within their own gardens.