Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

Case Report
Res. j. vet. pract. 1 (4): 41 - 42
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Mohd. Iqbal Yatoo*, Ricky Jhambh, Deepa Padinjare Melepad, Umesh Dimri
Division of Medicine, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar 243 122, Bareilly, U.P. (India)
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A 25 day old Spitz pup suffering from severe diarrhoea and vomiting was suspected with Parvovirus infection based on history, clinical signs and laboratory tests. It was treated with cefotaxime antibiotic, meloxicam antipyretic, anti–inflammatory and analgesic along with fluid and electrolyte therapy in addition to antiemetic and multivitamin preparation for three days. Fecal sample was negative for parasitic eggs. Animal responded well to treatment and then only fluid and multivitamin therapy was continued till the animal became healthy. In between deworming was done with pyrantel pamoate.

Key Words: Parvo virus, Spitz, Pup, Gastroenteritis