Take-Away Messages From This Video
- Successful Treatment of Parvo or Parvovirus involves a combination of:
- fluid therapy to replace losses in the vomit and diarrhoea
- anti-vomiting medication to reduce nausea
- antibiotics to prevent secondary infections
- early nutrition to help maintain the health of cells in the gut
- Parvovirus is highly contagious and treatment is required in isolation facilities using special PPE to prevent spread to other susceptible animals in the hospital.