General information on Parvovirus
Parvovirus is a highly contagious viral disease that causes an epidemic in the late 70s. Incubation period for Parvovirus can be from three to twelve days. If untreated, the dog can die within days after the onset of the disease. Usually the cause of death is dehydration, shock or Septicemia, which is a bacterial infection in the bloodstream.
Parvovirus is spread by direct contact with the feces of an affected dog. This virus can live in the environment for years and can be transmitted by the shoes and clothing of people.
Parvovirus is often fatal without treatment.
Symptoms of Parvovirus
Symptoms of Parvovirus include bloody diarrhea, vomiting severe abdominal pain and fever. There may be appetite loss before the onset of symptoms, which then appear rapidly.
Treatments for Parvovirus
Parvovirus treatment includes supportive care, Intravenous fluids and withholding of food and water. Vaccination for Parvovirus should be included in your puppy’s Immunization shots.
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Parvovirus experience by - Jakob
Mineral wells texas usa
I had a dog named blue he died yesterday of parvo ive heard about some home treatments on this site now i feel so bad he didnt throw up or wouldnt get up and walk he wouldnt blink he was still alive i woke up the next morning and he had passed with his eyes open i was sad
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