Parvovirus

  • Top 10 Most Serious Pet Diseases

    Top 10 Most Serious Pet Diseases

    Almost a dozen of the deadliest diseases for a dog or cat are examined along with treatments, mortality rates, and potential cures for the afflictions.

  • DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories in 2014

    DogTime’s top 10 dog news stories in 2014

    Happy reunions, dog abuse, and a cow with an identity crisis are some of the topics covered in our top 10 most popular news story recap. Which events did you find most memorable?

  • What is the parvovirus?

    What is the parvovirus?

    Parvovirus is the most common infectious dog disease in the U. S., primarily infecting puppies and senior dogs. Learn the symptoms and how your pup can avoid catching Parvo.

  • Researchers may have stumbled upon cure for parvovirus

    Researchers may have stumbled upon cure for parvovirus

    Avianax, a North Dakota company, developed a special antibody to cure geese afflicted by the West Nile Virus; the same technology has shown a 90 percent cure rate for parvovirus.

  • Dogs and parvo

    Dogs and parvo

    Question: What is parvovirus? Answer: Parvovirus is a viral disease that affects dogs’ bone marrow by lowering white blood cell counts and therefore suppressing the immune system. It also affects the gastrointestinal tract causing vomiting and diarrhea. Parvo is typically seen in dogs less than a year old, often without previous vaccination. It debilitates the […]

  • Parvovirus primer

    Parvovirus primer

    Parvovirus is a deadly threat to an unvaccinated dog. It is so infectious that anyone or anything can become a parvovirus carrier simply by coming in contact with an infected dog’s feces or even by walking through an area where the feces had once been, which is how the virus is typically spread. The virus […]

  • The importance of vaccinations

    The importance of vaccinations

    Why prevention is the best cure