animal disease

New England News
6:34 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Canine Parvovirus Temporarily Closes Shelter

Puppies, like Sophie, receive the canine parvovirus vaccine in a series of "puppy shots" when very young.
Credit Kate Hains

A case of canine parvovirus has temporarily closed a shelter in Western Massachusetts.

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New England News
10:00 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Mass. Officials Warn Of Canine Parvovirus Outbreak In Berkshire and Worcester Counties

State officials in Massachusetts are warning of outbreaks of a potentially fatal disease affecting dogs in parts of Berkshire and Worcester Counties. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard spoke with Michael Cahill, Director of the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources Division of Animal Health about the recent outbreaks of canine parvovirus.

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