With the change of weather from cold and wet to warm and damp, the parvovirus season in Whyalla approaches. Parvovirus is spread by dog faeces either by direct contact or contaminated faeces being tracked into the home. The virus can survive and spread when the temperature and moist content of the ground is mild, which occurs at the change of seasons.
Vaccination is the key to prevention and a once a year vaccination provides good protection against parvovirus infection. So good in fact, the manufacturer offers to pay for the treatment of any currently vaccinated dog, that comes down with parvovirus.
2021 Update: New braun infusion and CRI syringe pumps allow better treatment of infectious diseases such as parvovirus in dogs.