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Canine Parvovirus


Canine parvovirus (CPV) is serious disease that when identified through a routine and vigilant population health monitoring program warrants an immediate implementation of the shelter's plan of action. If your shelter does not have a plan of action in place then read on and formulate one. If you do have a plan, read on and make sure yours is updated.

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This guidebook is part of a resource library maintained jointly by the Shelter Medicine Programs at the University of Wisconsin and UC Davis. The latest version of this document and all other shared resources can be found at their respective websites.

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Last Updated On: December 13, 2017