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2018 July:  Parvo Update

2018 July: Parvo Update

The Whyalla Veterinary Clinic is still seeing case of dogs with Parvovirus. The disease manifests itself, predominantly in young dog, with intense vomiting, diarrhoea and extreme lethargy. We have had no vaccinated dogs come down with parvovirus, so it is safe to walk...
The face of parvo

The face of parvo

Desperate dogs dying slowly in agony, vomiting and passing bloody diarrhoea. Unable to eat or drink you can see the sadness in their faces, the desperation in their eyes, as they sit in puddles of bloody diarrhoea while their life fades away. Canine parvovirus is a...
Parvovirus 2c confirmed in Whyalla

Parvovirus 2c confirmed in Whyalla

Tests on faeces from dog suffering from parvovirus were sent to the University of Adelaide for testing to determine the strain of parvovirus that is currently being seen in Whyalla. The test confirms the presence of the new strain of Parvovirus 2c. Two types of tests,...
Whyalla dogs come down with parvovirus infection.

Whyalla dogs come down with parvovirus infection.

The cooler weather has brought a fresh outbreak of parvovirus in dogs in Whyalla.  Dogs become quiet, start vomiting, develop a fever and bloody diarrhoea. If they are not treated they can die from infection and dehydration. Parvovirus is shed in the faeces of an...