Canine Parvovirus Runs Rampant In Rural Australia
Canine parvovirus is running rampant in rural areas of Australia, claiming the lives of nearly 10,000 puppies last year alone. Lack of education and availability of vaccinations due to location and poverty only make the situation worse.
Titer Testing For Dogs: What Is It, And What Does It Mean For Yearly Vaccinations?
More and more dog owners are relying on titer testing to determine if yearly vaccinations are necessary, though it can be controversial.
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
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?
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
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
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 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
Why prevention is the best cure