How to Kill Canine Parvovirus

How to Kill Canine Parvovirus

Canine Parvovirus is an extremely transmittable viral disease that produces a lethal illness. This virus attacks rapidly splitting the cells in the body. The most affected area is the intestinal tract. Furthermore, this virus attacks the white blood cells as well. When the young animals are infected, it damages the heart muscles and might result in a lifelong cardiac problem. Parvovirus is a resilient virus that grows well in homes even with the cold temperatures.

Here is everything you need to know about the Parvovirus and how to get rid of it.

Symptoms of Parvovirus

Some of the symptoms are:

·        Vomiting

·        Lethargy

·        Foul-smelling diarrhoea which leads to serious dehydration

·        Loss of appetite

How is Parvovirus Transferred

Parvovirus is a contagious disease that can be transferred by any person, animal or object. It can be spread by any person or animal that comes in contact with the dog faeces. The virus is highly resistant and can survive for months in an object like food bowls, shoes or clothes. Furthermore, it very common for an unvaccinated dog to catch this disease from the streets.

Which Dogs are Liable to Parvovirus

The dogs who are not vaccinated are prone to the virus. The canine parvovirus affects the most members of the dog family. Breeds that have great chances of catching the virus are:

·        Labrador retrievers

·        Doberman pinschers

·        German shepherds

·        Rottweilers

How to Diagnose Parvovirus

Parvovirus can be diagnosed with the help of a physical examination, urine and biochemical tests, and abdominal ultrasounds. Along with this, chemical blood profile and blood cell count will be performed as well. Lower white blood cells and bloody faeces is an indication of this infection.

How to Prevent Parvovirus

The best way to ensure the safety of your dog is vaccination. The young puppies should be vaccinated at six, nine, and twelve weeks. They should not be allowed socialize with outside dogs until 2 weeks after the vaccination.

How to Stop Parvovirus

Controlling the spread of parvovirus requires effective products and measures. Bleach does not work as they cannot work effectively without becoming a danger to the pets. Moreover, bleach is harmful to the animals as it affects their smelling ability.

Steps to stop parvovirus is as follows:

·        Take out all bedding, food, toys, animals and water.

·        Wash the surface debris but keep in mind not to pressure wash. It might spread the infections.

·        Spray the surface and allow to settle in the specified kill time.

·        Agitate left over remains as it becomes loose.

·        Rinse with clean water and allow the surface to dry before replacing animals.

·        Replace the animals after all visible product is removed.

The Spray and Wipe by ProVetLogic is a pre-diluted solution that can be used. The solution is similar to those of the concentrated animal facility. It is available in a ready to spray bottle that makes it easy to use.  Use this solution to get rid of the parvovirus disease. This is your chance to ensure the safety of your dog and yourself.

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