Veterinarians see spike in dangerous parvovirus as pet owners fall behind on vaccines
The health of pets could also be suffering as pet owners fall behind with their pet vaccinations. Veterinarians said theyre seeing a spike in an illness that can be deadly. Blu Pearl Veterinarian has 90 pet hospitals in 26 states, including Michigan is reporting a rise in canine parvovirus cases. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, parvo is a highly contagious virus that can affect all dogs. Veterinarians are able to give support to the infected dog in order to help the dogs immune system fight off the virus.