Can a puppy get parvo after getting his shot?
Yes, a puppy can get a parvovirus infection up until 14 days after the last parvo booster shot (usually given at 16 weeks of age). The parvo shot is a vaccine, which is not immediately effective and needs to be boostered several times until the puppy's immune system has built up enough antibodies to protect the puppy.
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Getting your dog the parvo vaccine is not 100 percent protection. Certain breeds are more vonerable to contracting Parvo. Bulldogs, pitbulls, boxers and dobermans are prone to this disease and if they have come into contact with it they could easily get it.
This varies depending upon the formulation, the area of the country you are in and the clinic you visit. I would say ~$20 is a reasonable fee, but you should call around the vet clinics and check prices.
Yes, but if you have an unvaccinated young puppy, you will risk having it die of parvo too. Parvo - short for parvovirus - is a nasty viral infection of the gastrointestinal tract. In young puppies, it can cause death within a few days from dehydration and toxic shock. The vaccine against it is ver…y effective and is recommended for all dogs, with a three-shot inital series and a yearly booster thereafter. A puppy is not considered completely vaccinated until two weeks after the third shot in the original series. The virus itself is very hardy and can survive in a kennel or house for years. Cleaning with bleach water (then rinse thoroughly) then with soap and water (then rinse thoroughly) then with an all-purpose sanitizer like Lysol or Pine-Sol (then rinse thoroughly) will get the virus load down, but probably not kill all of it. (MORE)
The puppy is too sick to move to a place to lay that is dry. but i am going to say the same thing but you should carefully in some thing because the puppy should go to the vets and be in good care so it will not die of all the urine/parvo !
I have a dachshund, that just got her shots today, and right now she has been moving slowly, stiff, and where they injected her, she seems to be very controlled over; such as I barely touched her, and she squealed from pain. The Vet says that that is the right side affects, but I am not sure. She is… in a high amount of pain, and I wish that that doesn't have to happen, but if it saves her life, you might as well get it! If you search online, like google or yahoo, then you can see other opinions and facts about the parvo shot(s). I hope that I could give you some help! (MORE)
My puppy has nystagmus and burys her head down. She is getting over parvo and is 8 weeks old and also has ear infection. Could nerve damage be from this or from an Iv into her jugular vein?
It's most likely caused by the ear infection. If she has not been treated for the ear infection she should go to the vet immediately If left untreated ear infections can spread and cause permanent damage or death. Refer to the following link. It will explain why an ear infection will cause nystagmus…. http:/www.marvistavet.net/html/body_vestibular_disease.html It's highly unlikely the IV caused any damage. It probably saved her life by keeping her hydrated. (MORE)
if you puppy has parvo bad they WON'T EAT,SLEEP ALL DAY, DIEARRIA WITH BLOOD,VOMIT AND EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS!!!
-Nursing: maternal antibodies protect against "parvo," or Canine parvovirus type 2 -Avoiding the virus: Don't let your puppies near infected animals or the feces of infected animals. Use bleach to clean toys or surfaces that you think got infected. -Vaccination: the vaccine against parvo is awes…ome and you should follow your vet's instructions because timing is very important. To early and it won't work, too late and you expose your puppy unnecessarily. (MORE)
Symptoms usually begin with a high fever, lethargy, depression, and loss of appetite. Secondary symptoms appear as severe gastrointestinal distress, such as vomiting and bloody diarrhea. In many cases, dehydration, shock, and death follow.. Parvovirus is characterized by severe, bloody diarrhea and… vomiting, high fever and lethargy. The diarrhea is particularly foul smelling and is sometimes yellow in color. Parvo can also attack a dog's heart causing congestive heart failure. This complication can occur months or years after an apparent recovery from the intestinal form of the disease. Puppies who survive parvo infection usually remain somewhat un-healthy and weak for life. (MORE)
Yes, as they usually will not have full immunity until after the 3rd shot. It's the "window of susceptibility". During this time, limit your dogs exposure to other dogs, dog parks, pet stores and the floor of vet clinics.
\nThe Parvovirus (common viral illness) is more common in puppies than it is in mature adults. Vaccines should start at 6 weeks up to 20 weeks of age at every 2-3 week intervals. After 20 weeks it is recommended that the canine receive it in yearly booster shots since the vaccines offer no guarantee… of giving immunity to the virus. The antibody the mother passes onto the puppy can mess with the vaccines making it more difficult to vaccinate effectively. (MORE)
Minimize exposure to puppy to other dogs, and people who come into contact with other dogs, get puppy it's shots regularly and if a puppy near you, or one you had previously had parvo, thoroughly clean your house and clothing with bleach and wait a good period before attempting to bring another one …inside. (MORE)
Medicine is not an exact science, so different Vets have different beliefs about when the "perfect" time is. Vaccines are meant to build (or boost) a puppy's own immune system response to a disease; if given too early, the antibodies puppy received from its mom will ward off the disease, and puppy w…on't build its own immunity. I believe the current UC Davis recommendation is that puppy gets its first Parvo vaccine at 8 weeks of age, with a booster at 12 weeks and 16 weeks, however your Vet will know the protocol most effectively used in your area. (MORE)
This varies widely depending upon where you are at - low-cost spay/neuter clinics may charge US$15 while a full service vet clinic may charge $40.
depending on where you go to get your shots and the age of your puppy, the first round for puppies usually doesnt have the parvo vaccine. they are able to get a parvo vaccine after they reach 6 weeks of age. and should be boosted on that monthly until the reach about 4 months old.
there is always a chance it can contract it again, however it is very uncommon, especially if they have survived it, that means their immune system has built up an immunity to the parvo virus. it is also very difficult for dogs over the age of 6 months to get parvo.
No, it will not help. A puppy with Parvo will most likely die without immediate veterinary attention. There are antiviral medications that can be of some help, and most likely the pup will need IV fluids to keep it hydrated if it is to have any chance of surviving. The older the puppy is, the better… it's chances, but Parvo is a very serious virus, and Pepto Bismol isn't going to do anything other than stop the puppy's body from trying it's best to expel the virus, if it even does that. If the dog hasn't had a Parvo test done, it should have that done right away to determine if that is the problem. A dog with Parvo needs to be treated as soon as possible. Even hours can make the difference between life and death. Good luck! (MORE)
Puppies are at greatly increased risk until they've received their Parvo vaccine booster at 16 weeks, and therefore should be restricted to their own home or their own yard for the first 4 months or so of life. Vaccines don't GUARANTEE a dog won't ever contract Parvo, but it's a low cost way to GREA…TLY reduce the likelihood of the dog ever being infected. (MORE)
In speaking with my vet and going through this for my first time. The vet told me puppies can be dewormed at 2 weeks with their first shots being done at 1 month.
My 5 eek old (rescue) puppy died in 1 hour- while I waited for the vet to get to clinic to open...This is a very sad and devastating illness- keep a syringe (the kind you use to give medicine to babies with) or two nearby to administer fluids rectally and orally. Had I known this, mine may have live…d. He died today and as a result, I am researching like crazy. I never experienced Parvo before and I live in a town with no 24 hour Vet. (MORE)
Could be worms, reaction to a new food or treat, stress etc. Bring in a stool sample to your vet, diarrhea in a pup shouldn't be ignored as they ca dehydrate before you know it.
I've been raising and breeding American pit bull terriers for about 4 yrs now. Puppies need to be given their parvo shots at approximately 6 weeks of age. One important thing that you must not forget is to get your puppy vaccinated every 3 weeks after that until they have had their full round of vac…cinations. A full round usually includes 4 shots, each at 3 weeks apart, you should have your puppy examined within 72 hours of purchasing it. Parvo is not a joke, it is vicious, and you do not want that problem! hope this helps PitBullFan You should never give a puppy shots. We have a little puppy and she has never been given any shots. And she is just fine. (MORE)
Treatment is supportive as there is no cure. IV fluids to prevent dehydration, antibiotics to prevent secondary infections, sometimes Tamiflu as an antiviral. Parvo has to run it's course.
Technically you can, but it would be unlikely. A high dose of parvo would come from being in contact with infected feces. Also, if you feel that your dog may be in danger of parvo and you can't afford the vet bills there is a company that will help diagnose your dog for free look up they were very h…elpful for me. (MORE)
Fever, lethargy, depression, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, loss of appetite. Parvo is a medical emergency and is easily ruled out with an in office Parvo test. Treatment is supportive as there is no cure. IV fluids to prevent dehydration, antibiotics to prevent secondary infections, sometimes Tamiflu …as an antiviral. Parvo has to run it's course. (MORE)
Your puppy does not have his shots and you took him for a walk and he smelled other dogs pee will he die once he gets his first shots?
No. Not at all. Dogs simply smell other dogs' marked areas as a way to get to know the "competition", so to speak. It's no different than when they smell you or your visitors who come over. Dogs are able to get a lot of information about people and other animals through scent. Your dog will be fine.… (MORE)
In general, it takes about 10 days to 2 weeks for an animal to build a decent immune response after being vaccinated. However, with puppies you also have to consider that maternal antibodies may still be present prior to 16 weeks of age and they may prevent a good immune response from being triggere…d. Therefore it's not recommended that very young puppies be exposed to areas where other puppies are because there is more risk of exposure to disease as puppies are more susceptible. (MORE)
Maybe a year. But unvaccinated, you will encounter Parvo everywhere. Vets office, pet store, other dogs, dog parks, even your backyard. Treatment for parvo at the vet with 50/50 odds can start at $1000-3000. It's better to get the $30 shot.
Yes, I just had a red heeler get it at 13 weeks or ~3 months. We took him to the vet and after two days @ the vet he was able to come home. The vet said this was exceptional most dogs take four days, if they recover at all.
A puppy has to be 6 weeks old to get a parvo shot and is needed every 3-4 weeks until they are 16 weeks old. After the puppy series they should be given once a year when they turn a year old.
YOU SHOULD HAVE GIVEN IT ITS INJECTIONS SO IT DIDNT GET IT IN THE FIRST PLACE!! BE A RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNER. Make sure you bleach an clean everything they come in contact with, beds, toys etc. Keep it separate from other dogs for at least 3 weeks, then it should be fully recovered
A puppy who has just receieved a parvo vaccine can touch the ground immediately, as long as they are not in direct contact with a canine who has the parvo virus. It is unlikely for a puppy to contact parvo immediately after vaccination.
Infected mothers milk, vets office floor, pet store, exposure to another infected dog, exposure to infected feces (most likely).
it can make your dogs babbies no matter what breed hav parvo all of the babbies can get it and so could the dad dog this is a contages diseese any dog could get it easely make sure your puppy or dog gets all of its booster shots then it shouldnot get parvo trust and believe never by your dog parvo s…hots way to expensive and make the infection worst (MORE)
Diarrhea comes and dog will stop eating my friends puppy died from parvo. I don't want mine to, I'm worried sick! I have no idea if after a puppy gets parvo shots, it can still get parvo. Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious disease, which is spread from dog to dog from contact with infected… feces. This doesn't just mean just out on a walk, if you have feces on your shoe, then your unvaccinated pup still stands a chance of picking it up. It is also not a good idea to let a puppy chew your shoes. Speak to your veterinarian about parvovirus, they will give you the valuable information on when to get your puppy vaccinated. (MORE)
My lab puppy was diagnosed with Parvo 4 days ago. My vet did prescribe Amoxicillin. This does not cure Parvo, it helps to prevent other bacteria from growing in the intestine. Parvo is a virus and will not be cured with antibiotics.
The parvo virus is very dangerous and an infection can irreparable damage to your puppy. Talk to your doctor and make sure you give him all the booster shots to ensure that he is healthy.
Your puppy has had 3 parvo shots by 12 weeks and the vet wants to give it two more what should you do?
Do as your Veterinarian told you. You do not know how much immunity was passed on by the Mother to her puppies. As long as there is immunity from the Mom in the pup's system then the vaccinations are negated. So you keep on giving them every 2-3 weeks to try to keep the immunity built up until all o…f the Mother's protection is gone and then the pup can build up its own immune system. Normally 14 to 16 weeks of age the natural immunity from the Mother has all passed on out. You just never know, the mother could have passed on no immunity so that is why you start out at around 8 weeks and keep on giving the vaccinations every 2-3 weeks until the age of 16 weeks. Trust your Vet as he or she knows what they are doing. (MORE)
Yes, it is possible. The vaccine against parvovirus is not considered completely effective in a puppy until two weeks after the last shot is given; since the last shot is generally given when the puppy is 16 weeks old, the puppy can usually be considered protected by the time it is 18 weeks old. If …your puppy had not completed the vaccine series, it was still susceptible to parvovirus infection. (MORE)
No, the parvovirus in dogs is a completely different form than the virus in humans.
You should give your Pitbull puppy its first vaccinations at the age of 7 or 8 weeks. Repeat at 10 weeks, then again at 13 weeks, then last one at 16 weeks along with the Rabies vaccination at around 4-5 months. Check with your Veterinarian as you should have your puppy checked out by your local Vet…. You should also bring in a fecal sample to your Vet to have your pet checked for internal parasites. You would not want to give just a Parvo vaccination, but the combination vaccine, Distemper, Parainfluenza, Hepatitis, etc. or also known as DHLP/Parvo vaccine. Be sure to booster this vaccine yearly. Don't forget about heartworm prevention too, ask your Vet. Be sure to feed a good name of dog food, not a cheap store brand. (MORE)
The puppy will not eat much as usual and will have diarrhea constantly,they puppy will not be playful at all. Adult dogs can not be infected with this. If your puppy does have parvo make sure that any new puppies that come to your house do not got to the location of infection the location will keep …the infection for up to 10 years (MORE)
It depends on the medication and treatments required. They may include IV fluids, antidiarrheal medications, anti-vomitting medications, and other medications all of which can add up fast as parvo is a difficult disease to treat or cure.
It can , but the odds aren't good. Canine parvovirus is fatal about 80% of the time in puppies.
Parvo is a deadly disease for pups, they have a higher risk of dying than surviving parvo...take it to the vet Answer: Parvo causes severe dehydration, which is the actual cause of death. If a puppy with parvo can be kept hydrated by pushing fluids like Pedialyte while the illness runs its cou…rse (usually 2-3 days), it has a chance to recover fully. Vet care for parvo can be prohibitively expensive for many people, because it literally calls for an around-the-clock vigil to make sure the puppy gets enough fluids to keep it alive until it regains the strength to drink on its own. Nursing a puppy through parvo is extremely demanding, which is why so few pups survive it. (MORE)
Take it to the vet immediately. Parvo has an untreated mortality rate of about 90%, and it's even more severe for puppies than it is for adult dogs.
if your dog has parvo take her to the vet immediately for treatment, if she is just under the weather then it will be up to your vet if she is healthy enough for the shot
YES - Parvo virus can mutate into strains that are not covered. The vaccine may also be ineffective if it is outdated, or not kept cold enough. Vaccines can also be rendered ineffective if given before the pup is weaned long enough, as the immunity from the mother's ,milk may override vaccines given… too early. And lastly, vaccines must be given at 3-wk intervals between 6 and 16 weeks, then again at 6 months. (MORE)
\n. Your dog should be under a Veterinarian's care. Only a Vet can possibly save your dog's life with treatment.
You need to provide absolute segregation between the two puppies -separate water dishes, separate food dishes, keep them in separateareas away from each other, etc. Also, anyone who interacts withthe sick puppy needs to completely change clothes, including socksand shoes, and wash their hands, arms,… face, neck and hair beforegoing around the healthy puppy. These measures are needed becausethe parvo virus is extremely hardy and can travel around on objectlike food dishes, people's clothing or hands, or even on dirttracked through the house. As this is fairly extensive work, it is generally easier to leavethe sick puppy at the local vet clinic for in-patient treatmentuntil it is no longer contagious and is getting healthy again. Oncethe sick puppy is better and no longer contagious, it is safe tobring it home and let it play with its friend. (MORE)