Four dogs in one week tested positive for parvovirus in Port St. Lucie, Fla., and owners of adult dogs and puppies should ensure their animals' vaccinations are up to date, says local Humane Society Executive Director Kate Meghji. The virus persists in soil and on surfaces for months to years and spreads when unvaccinated dogs or puppies sniff an infected dog's fecal matter, says veterinarian Cynda Crawford.
4 dogs in Fla. town infected with parvovirus
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