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Parvo is a life threatening virus. There is no cure for Parvo but there is treatment available. Your dog needs to go to the vet where they will give you instructions on how to prevent dehydration and probably give you antibiotics to prevent a secondary infection. The survival rate for a treated dog is 80% but its only 20% for an untreated dog. A few months ago, one of my daughter's dogs got parvo. He was pretty late stage when finally diagnosed. He died the next morning despite her best efforts to save him. The vet wanted $400 + to keep him overnight and said it would be at least 3 nights he would have to stay. There was no way she could do that! I told her to give ALL of them 4 tumeric capsules, 1 whole clove freshly ground (encapsulated), 1 slice of ginger (she used crystalized), 4 echinacea with goldenseal capsules, 2 milk thistle capsules two times a day. For the acutely ill one, she gave him water every 5 min with a bulb syringe until she fell asleep. It was too late for him. When she awoke a few hours later, he was dead. That same afternoon, another dog became ill and had bloody diarrhea. I had her give an extra dose. The following morning, the dog was playing and acting fine. The other two never got sick, though they were directly exposed. None had a parvo shot. Vets also want to give antibiotics to prevent a secondary infection. This compromises the dogs immune system and does not help with parvo at all. Turmeric is an excellent "antibiotic." But since it is natural, Dr's don't know or believe. I even cured my son's MRSA with a topical application of turmeric and baking soda and giving him capsules internally. I hope this helps someone. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: "Parvo" is a word most puppy owners learn, and learn to dread. It's short for canine parvovirus, the most common infectious dog disease in the U.S. Even though it's a relatively new disease in the dog world, parvo's ubiquitous--present at significant levels in every environment, from home to kennel to park. In fact, trying to shield a puppy from exposure is considered completely futile in this day and age. It's a ridiculously tough virus that can survive for months on living things, and even on objects such as furniture, toys, and carpets. for more information click the link below: http://dogtime.com/parvovirus.html

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Can humans give dogs parvo?

Yes. Humans can transmit parvo if they have come in contact with it. Dog parvo doesn't make people sick, but if your dog has parvo, and you touch another dog who is not vaccinated, that dog will also have parvo. Parvo can survive on surfaces for 12 months and only bleach will kill it. If you carried your dog with parvo, then the clothes you were wearing also carries parvo unless you bleach them. If your dog vomits on your carpet, that spot is infected with parvo for 12 months, unless you bleach that area. Even the part of the yard where it uses the bathroom will be infected with parvo for a year.


Does parvo vaccine make dog contagious?

No, vaccination with the parvo vaccine does not cause parvo virus and does not make a dog contagious.


Can a male who had parvo pass parvo sexually?

Parvo is highly contagious. So if the infected dog was near a dog that wasn't vaccinated against parvo, it is possible to infect the healthy dog whether it was sexual contact or not.


When can a dog with parvo play with other dogs?

When The dog completely get rid of Parvo virus


What antibiotics can you give a dog with parvo?

My dog had parvo and we learned to give the dog have a pill of Tylenol and pepto bismal


Will Tamiflu hurt a dog?

No, Tamiflu is for treating Parvo in dogs - if the dog does not have Parvo, it does not need Tamiflu.


Can you get parvo from your dog?

No


What to do when a dog has parvo?

Parvo is a very serious illness and if your dog has that he/she should be taken to the vet as quickly as possible.


Can parvo vaccine give your dog parvo?

No, but sometimes dogs can still get parvo even if they've been vaccinated. If your dog has contract parvo and was vaccinated against it, contact the vaccine company. In most cases, they will pay for treatment of your dog because their product did not work.


Can pitbulls catch parvo?

Any dog can get parvo. To prevent it, go to the vet and get the shots are dog normally needs.


How does your dog get parvo?

Can get it from cats


Can your dog get parvo by playing with a dog with parvo?

Yes, as well as laying in spaces where previous fecal matter has been. Usually the space becomes contaminated. Older dogs can be carriers of the parvovirus, though they might never show signs because they are immune. Parvo usually only infects puppies. Once your dog has had parvo, it can never get parvo again.


How long does pravo last in the body of the dog?

Parvo kills your dog after the dog dies parvo can live on your land where the dog was and any place he played or laid while he had it for at least 7 years I suggest any dog you get take and get his shots A.S.A.P.!! Parvo is awful it's torture for you and your beloved dog!!!!


Can you get another dog if your previous dog died from parvo in the backyard?

I'm not sure how long parvo virus lasts, but long enough so that your new dog could get parvo. Ask your vet how long before it would be safe.


Is there any way to cure a dog from parvo at home?

Parvo is a very serious illness, so it is best to take the dog to a vet.


How do you know a dog has parvo?

The symptoms of a dog having the parvo virus include heavy vomiting and diarrhoea, and also a loss of appetite.


Can parvo return?

No. Once your dog has had parvo, it cannot get it again, same scenario as with chickenpox.


Can a Schnauzer get parvo?

Yes any dog can get parvovirus


Will getting your dog Parvo vaccinations always prevent Parvo?

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.


Can a dog get polvo from another dog?

You mean "Parvo", and yes, they can get it from another dog.


Can a dog die from parvo?

Yes a dog can die from Parvo. It attacks the intestinal system. It is a very vicious virus, that is why it is so important to vaccinate against this awful virus when they are puppies. If your dog has parvo, I strongly recommend that you have a Veterinarian take care of your dog, don't try to doctor your dog at home yourself or he or she could die.


What would happen if you vaccinate a dog that may already have Parvo?

Your vet probably wouldn't have any doubt if your dog had Parvo, the symptoms are very dramatic.


What happens if your dog gets pregnant after having parvo?

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 shots way to expensive and make the infection worst


Can a dog without parvo be a carrier?

If by without parvo you mean a dog that doesn't have the virus at all, then no. HOWEVER, a dog or cat can have parvovirus without showing any signs or symptoms. This animal is a carrier, even though it doesn't seem like it has parvo.


Can you give a puppy parvo if you touched a dog with parvo with your shirt?

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 helpful for me.