Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 14 of 14

Thread: Parvo.

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Southern NSW
    Posts
    3,784

    Default

    I am not sure what size your dog is, but i would give my dogs Vitamin C........it helps with immunity and never does any harm.
    My newfie pup was given four Vit C 500 tablets a day whilst she was a pup. Every pup in her puppy class got fairly severe kennel cough except her.
    If you are able to take your dog where there are no other dogs, maybe a friend, I would take my dog away from anywhere near the neighbours property, because especially with wet humid weather, viruses tend to stay around. That is why hot and dry weather is good to get rid of the viruses.
    I hoep your dog is OK
    Pets are forever

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    FNQ
    Posts
    1,327

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Minibulls mum View Post
    Crazydog Is quite right the tests can show false negative or false positive results, if your dogs immune system is ok and shts were not over due you should be right, I think flies bring the virus through fences so even though it does pay to be very carefull it can still get about.
    I would be asking if the owner of the dead dog has any mouse or rat baits about all that bleeding may not have been Parvo at all baits will cause bleeding like that too
    Quote Originally Posted by crazydog View Post
    I am beleive it's 2wks 4 full imunity as that is why you vacc @ 6wks & sell pups @ 8wks.
    The rat bait an idea too, was the dead dog seen by a vet & told it was parvo?
    I would still take care either way but all that bleeding is a lot like bait.
    Parvo they vomit watery vile & have bloody poos are very lethargic but not so much the other bleeding you exsplained.
    Poor dog why was it allowed to get so sick?
    I would be asking if there were any baits, but the owner was leaving for Cooktown when the dog died, so she is gone, and the dogs body and everything he was in contact with was burned this morning. I am hoping like all hell that it was just bait. If Parvo was in the ground all the other dogs that have lived here would've gotten it, right? Not taking any risks, though.

    The owner isn't really a great owner. She owns a wolfhound/Dane/JRT/boxer/poodle/chihuahua dog, who she bred to a bull arab/sbt/dane/border terrier/pit cross, had 13 pups, no vaccs when I asked, and no vet checks, and then she asked if I knew of anyone who wanted a pup, they could either have one, two or three for $500. I asked why they bred their bitch (the one that didn't die), they said it was better to let her breed, apparently it was 'healthier' for the dog to let them breed, natural, and they said, they might aswell make some money out of it, right? That was how they got the puppy that died, they bred it. It was about 4 mths. When we first got here they had left for a week with 13 10 day old pups, and no food for the dog or anyone to come feed it. It was very skinny, it killed our chickens for food. I am not really surprised that one of there dogs died, terrible as it sounds. When we called the RSPCA, they were no help.

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    FNQ
    Posts
    1,327

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by newfsie View Post
    I am not sure what size your dog is, but i would give my dogs Vitamin C........it helps with immunity and never does any harm.
    My newfie pup was given four Vit C 500 tablets a day whilst she was a pup. Every pup in her puppy class got fairly severe kennel cough except her.
    If you are able to take your dog where there are no other dogs, maybe a friend, I would take my dog away from anywhere near the neighbours property, because especially with wet humid weather, viruses tend to stay around. That is why hot and dry weather is good to get rid of the viruses.
    I hoep your dog is OK
    Lacey is a giant breed, a great dane. Where did you get the vit C tablets please, can you just use human tablets? I hear that Vit C also helps alot with ticks, I live in a high tick area so will get them all onto it.

    I can't think of any people that I know without dogs that I would trust her to go live with, especially when she is such a young pup and like a sponge, however I do know of one or two with dogs.

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Hawkesbury NSW
    Posts
    514

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Boxerini View Post
    Yeah, the dog did come over here but that was long before Parvo could have been an issue. The adult, vaccinated dog that was living with it was over here with the neighbour this morning. After this blasted rain stops we are going to clean up all poo on the property, infected or not, hose down all areas, and pour bleach on every surface, verandah and lawn, and disinfect everything, the floor inside, shoes, Lacey's toys, food dishes etc. Maybe disinfect the cats too? Is that possible? Not really any point, they go outside anyway.

    Lacey is not allowed on the grass, only on the verandah where she has her pool, at least until she should be immune. Myf, what time period do you recommend? Our vet said a few days but I have heard it takes two weeks after their second jabs...

    We're going to move very soon, so shouldn't have to worry about it for much longer hopefully. Just don't want to spread it.
    What appalling owners, puppies crash very quickly and need expert care immediately if they are unwell. Poor little soul must have faced an agonizing death.

    Parvo is a hideous disease that is transferred very easily via urine, feces and droplets of fluid from the mouth and nose of infected dogs. It can be transferred and walked easily onto properties and unless you have a fantastic quarantine area set up, is very difficult to contain.

    How old is your puppy? How many vacc’s has she had? (sorry if I have missed this). Even fully vaccinated adults can still contract or carry/shed parvo virus.

    Young puppies are at particular risk as their immunity is often very low and they are open to everything.

    You need to be aware the virus can be carried and shed for 3 weeks. As other people have said, swabs can be taken showing a negative although the virus is still manifesting. She may still contract the virus.

    For the nest 3 weeks or so you will need to adhere to strict quarantine and monitor her closely. Any sign of being unwell, flat or out of sorts needs immediate vet consult and care.

    There is a chance it may not have been parvo as they didn’t consult a vet though I would take any and all precautions.

    You have said the adult dog in contact with the puppy who died was on your property recently; if parvo is the issue, rest assured your property has been contaminated.

    Sorry to be so blunt, I have heard some horror stories and there is no room for error with this hideous disease.

    I do truly hope your puppy remains well and happy, Good Luck.

    "There is enough love and concern for animals in every community to overcome the irresposibility of the few"
    Nathan Winograd.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •