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Parvovirus enteritis hard to stomach for pups

August 02nd, 2012

Parvoviral enteritis is a common condition affecting young dogs throughout most areas of the world. Often affecting puppies between the ages of eight to 20 weeks, canine parvovirus causes severe gastrointestinal abnormalities with profuse vomiting and diarrhea. Often fatal if not treated, parvovirus is transmitted through fecal-oral contact and can be extremely resistant in the environment — even in very …

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