Canine Parvovirus: Causes, Tests and Treatments
By John Hewitt
Published: October 10, 2011 by
Canine parvovirus, “parvo,” is a viral disease that is common in puppies under six months old. Parvovirus is a kind of virus that has many types. Each type normally affects specific species such as dogs, cats, or humans. Today, canine parvovirus is one of the most widespread diseases found in dogs. If the disease is not diagnosed early enough, it can cause death.