Posts Tagged: contagious diseases
Why are we talking about parvovirus right now? The answer is because parvovirus has been making the rounds in San Antonio for the last month or so in much higher numbers than we usually see. We don’t really want to test your knowledge of parvovirus but we do want to make sure that you are well educated about it so you can protect your dogs. It is all about what you know about parvovirus.
What Exactly is Canine Parvovirus?
Canine Parvovirus, often just called parvo, is a highly contagious viral disease that can be fatal. This virus attacks the intestinal tract of dogs and puppies causing vomiting and diarrhea. Dogs stop eating and become at high risk for dehydration making hospitalization necessary. Continue…