I had two Akitas, both of whom had very bad and very different reactions
to the last rabies shot they had ever received. After these two
experiences, I needed no more convincing of the harmfullness of the
1. In 1993, my female Akita, age two at that time, had her 3-year
rabies shot. By the next morning she was literally paralyzed with, and
crying out, in excruciating pain. She could not move. If you know
anything about Akitas, they are a very stoic breed and rarely let you
know when they are in
any kind of discomfort or pain. However, I had to carry her to get her
outside. I have never seen anything like this horrific pain she
suffered. Fortunately I found a homeopathic remedy, Hypericum, that
began relieving her of this pain within about 30 minutes. The remedy
was given every 1.5 hours for 8 hours and by the next morning, she was
2. My male Akita was the sweetest, most gentle dog I had ever known.
There was not a mean bone in his body towards human or animal. However,
in 1996, (at age 7), approximately 5-6 hours after his 3-year rabies
shot, unprovoked, in the middle of my living room, he tore into my
female Akita and took a chunk out of her neck. Blood was everywhere.
Again I found a homeopathic remedy.
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