April 23, 2009By The Editor

POMONA, Calif. (KABC) -- Dozens of dogs had to be euthanized at an animal shelter in Pomona after becoming infected with parvovirus.

The Inland Valley Humane Society said it had to euthanize about 50 infected dogs and puppies after officials discovered the parvo outbreak last week.

Canine parvovirus is highly contagious. It attacks the lining of the digestive system and prevents the animal from absorbing liquids and nutrients. Dogs can die of dehydration after being infected with the parvovirus.

Puppies are especially at risk because their immune systems are not fully developed...

Read the story... | Source: ABC7 | Posted: 4/23/09

Note: Some sources may require registration

The Editor - ChinoHills.com

Comments


No comments found.


Submit New Comment


Please login to submit a comment.

Don't have an account? Click to register for free.


Comment via Facebook




subscribe to our newsletter...

Subscribe Unsubscribe

Visit News Message Archives

Featured Past Articles

SACRAMENTO: Senator Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) has introduced a bold education reform bill that will a >>
Since we've lived in Butterfield, my wife and I have always enjoyed walking the Adobe Trail walk. I >>
James Ramos, chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, will announce his plans to run for >>


GNC in Chino Hills

Advertise on ChinoHills.com