What sounds better out of the two:

I took my dog for vaccination.

I took my dog to get vaccinated.

Maybe the first sentence does not work. I feel that the second one sounds natural. Am I right in thinking so? Does the first one really sound unnatural as I feel?

P.S. Is the use of "as I feel" in the end natural?

  • To be vaccinated... works best – Ronald Sole Nov 4 '19 at 19:30
  • So @RonaldSole doesn't the second one work too? Can it only be "I took my dog to be vaccinated"? And the first one is wrong, right? – It's about English Nov 5 '19 at 11:43
  • Some people might say to get vaccinated. A quick check on Google Books Ngram Viewer shows that to be vaccinated is about 9 times more common. books.google.com/ngrams/… – Ronald Sole Nov 5 '19 at 18:50

Your second option is common and natural.

Vaccination is a noun, so the first is very awkward. Other options to consider:

I got my dog vaccinated.

I took my dog to the vet for a vaccination.

The vet vaccinated my dog.

My dog was vaccinated.

My dog has been vaccinated.

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