This article explores the facts and myths about Canine Parvovirus (CPV) strain 2c.
January 1, 2014
Separate fact from fiction regarding canine parvovirus and feline panleukopenia.
July 9, 2012
Lots of downloadable factsheets on common shelter diseases, sanitation, enrichment for shelter animals and much more.
June 12, 2012
The shelter medicine program at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine has a wealth of information on disease control, facility design, animal housing and many other topics.
May 16, 2012
Fact: The canine parvovirus is difficult to kill, can live in the environment for months or even years, and is transmitted only through direct contact with bodily fluids. To get all the facts on parvo, download our factsheet to keep the basics at your fingertips.
May 10, 2012
Use these sample isolation and treatment area protocols from the Animal Welfare Association in Voorhees, New Jersey to help you develop your shelter's own protocols.
April 30, 2007
Does your shelter experience frequent cases or outbreaks of canine parvovirus? Do you receive large numbers of young puppies? Do you lack adequate facilities for quarantine? You are not alone. These conditions are common, particularly in southeastern shelters. If you are searching for some cost-effective protocols to decrease the number of parvo cases in your shelter, try what has worked at the Lee County Humane Society in Auburn, Alabama.
April 1, 2007
Dr. Hurley shares real cases sent to her by shelters and rescue groups'and provides potential solutions for controlling the spread of the often deadly disease, parvo.
November 1, 2006
Parvovirus is a persistent microscopic beast that can endure in the environment for months or even years. But there are ways to stop it in its tracks and keep it from infecting your shelter population.
July 1, 1996
Parvovirus is a highly contagious disease that can sweep through your shelter's dog kennels and wreak havoc in your community.