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...

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