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parvo

(pär′vō)
n. pl. par·vos

parvo

slang for parvovirus infection.
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Parvo is highly contagious to other dogs and spreads very easily around dogs and puppies that aren't up to date with their vaccinations.
Originally, canine parvovirus is thought to have mutated from the variety of parvo that infects cats.
See "Puppy Vaccinations" in the October 2016 issue for more about the number and timing of the vaccines needed to protect puppies from parvo and other diseases.
We urge people to vaccinate their pets to prevent them from contracting diseases, such as the parvo virus, which can be easily prevented," he said.
If a dog contracts parvo, the vet's bill will be much bigger than the cost of vaccinations and boosters.
Ms Singleton said parvo cases in strays she had picked up had gone up fivefold in the last two years.
This is also valid for distemper, feline leukemia, tetanus, anthrax and canine parvo virus.
Parvo is extremely resistant, yet there is a standard treatment.
However, it has now announced a new clamp-down on pet owners who do not clear up after their dogs, and said that Connah's Quay, which has recently seen an outbreak of the lethal parvo virus, was overall the worst area for the problem.
Parvo virus, an illness that flourishes in hot weather, can be fatal to dogs that have not received their vaccinations.
Though parvo is often fatal, dogs can recover with early detection and aggressive treatment.
Better performance in sensory systems, such as the parallel parvo and magnocellular processing systems, may be inherent and/or acquired in badminton players.