Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

Case Report
Res J. Vet. Pract. 8(2): 23-25
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Muhammad Ahmad1*, Abdul Waheed2

1Department of Veterinary and Biosciences, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Sakrand, Pakistan; 2Veterinary Physician and Surgeon, Mphil Animal Surgery (Scholar) UVAS, DVM (BZU), RVMP (ISBD) Callvet SMC Pvt. Ltd. Lahore, Pakistan.

Abstract | Canine parvovirus (CPV) is an infectious disease that attacks puppies at the age of 1-6 month. The hemorrhagic enteritis is the main cause of death in canines conditions. Infected dogs shed viruses in their dung. The present case was seen at Callvet pet care clinic centre at Lahore, Pakistan. The pups (Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd) of three and four months age was suffering from bloody diarrhea, loss of appetite (anorexia), dehydration, vomiting and subnormal temperature. Based on clinical signs and symptoms, it was symptomatically diagnosed CPV infection. These dogs were adopted for treatment on their physical and clinical diagnoses. During treatment 3 dogs were expired and remaining recovered in a ~5-7 days. After completing the recovery process of infected puppies, the owner was advised to clean the living area and vaccinate puppies regularly. The aim of the present case report is to review tentative diagnose approaches and treatment(s) of parvovirus disease in 1-6 month old puppies.

Keywords | Parvovirus, Canine, CPV, Diagnose, Supportive therapy