Parvovirus is rising in Hampshire & Surrey with several cases recently in our local area.
Parvovirus is a contagious disease that causes severe vomiting, diarrhea and dehydration in dogs.
It can be life threatening, so it is important veterinary attention is sought early. Dogs can catch this virus from infected dog poo and bodily fluids.
Parvovirus spreads most easily between dogs that haven’t been vaccinated or aren’t up to date with their boosters and puppies are at the greatest risk.
Parvovirus: What to look out for:
Diarrhea (often bloody and foul smelling) Loss of appetite Vomiting Low energy Fever
If your dog is experiencing any of the above, please get in touch:
Here’s how to keep your dog safe.
Vaccinations and regular booster injections throughout your dog’s lifetime will protect against parvovirus.
Do not walk puppies until they are fully vaccinated. If you do take them out before then, carry them to keep them safe.
If you have any questions or need to get your pet’s vaccinations booked Call 01252 750329