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New Parvovirus strain - What you need to know about CPV-2c

Thursday, May 11, 2017 

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) has recently announced that confirmed cases of a new strain of Canine Parvovirus, CPV-2c have been detected in Australia by researchers at the University of Adelaide.

Parvovirus is serious and symptoms include inappetance, vomiting, diarrhoea (may be bloody) and dehydration.  A vaccine is available to protect against all strains of Parvovirus, including the newly detected CPV-2c variant. Regular and on time vaccination of puppies and dogs is essential to protect them from this potentially fatal disease.

Speak with your vet for further information and to check that your puppy or dog is up to date with it's vaccinations. 

 

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