19 Jan '12, 2am

Two dogs at SPCA hit by deadly virus

Two dogs at SPCA hit by deadly virus

my paper Thursday, Jan 19, 2012 THE Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has closed its holding-and quarantine area after two dogs there were found to be infected with a virus that is highly contagious among dogs. SPCA announced the closure in a Facebook posting on Tuesday and added that it would not be taking in new dogs until the virus had been eliminated. The germ, known as the parvovirus, is transmitted through contact with infected dog faeces, soil, vomit or toys. The strain that infects dogs does not infect people. The symptoms, which include lethargy, vomiting, fever and bloody diarrhoea, usually show up after five to 10 days of infection. If left untreated, the virus can turn deadly when it affects the heart. Although it is known to affect dogs of all ages, puppies between six and 20 weeks old are more susceptible to the virus as their immune sys...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Singapore/Story...

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