Parvovirus detected in at least 2 Cape Breton dogs

Potentially fatal gastrointestinal illness affects puppies, young dogs

CBC NewsJennifer Ludlow

At least two dogs in Cape Breton have recently been diagnosed with parvovirus — a highly contagious illness that can be deadly if not caught early.

Parvovirus typically affects puppies and young dogs by attacking their gastrointestinal system. 

"It's pretty awful. It's a deadly disease," said Dr. Rebecca Korven, a veterinarian and owner of Celtic Creatures Veterinary Clinic in Sydney.

"If it's not treated, it can have a high mortality rate. Sometimes even with treatment, they don't survive. But…

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CBC NewsJennifer Ludlow, Posted: Oct 16, 2020 6:00 AM AT | Last Updated: October 16
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