Parvovirus

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.

by Nina Stively
May 26th, 2015

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?

by Mike Dogtime
December 24th, 2014

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.

by DogTime
August 20th, 2014

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 pup by causing dehydration […]

by Patti Iampietro
March 31st, 2011

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 can […]

by DogTime
July 23rd, 2009
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