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Protecting Your Pup from Parvo & the Potential for Fecal Transplants to Aid in Recovery

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Protecting Your Pup from Parvo & the Potential for Fecal Transplants to Aid in Recovery

What is canine parvovirus (AKA parvo)?

Parvo in dogs is a common, highly contagious disease that’s one of the most severe infections a young puppy can get. Fortunately there is an effective vaccine, but some puppies need to have several boosters of the vaccine before they are fully protected.  For the vaccine to be most effective, puppies need to have it at certain ages, or else maternal antibodies may interfere (a form of passive immunity from the mother that can stop the puppy’s own immune system from reacting appropriately to the vaccine).

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