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Monthly Archives: December 2019

Canine Parvovirus is Highly Contagious and Deadly

Canine Parvovirus is Highly Contagious and Deadly

Canine parvovirus is highly contagious and deadly. Commonly known as parvo, this disease is easily prevented through vaccination. In fact, vaccination is practically 100% effective in protecting pets against parvo. If a puppy is not vaccinated when exposed to the parvovirus, they have a poor prognosis. Parvo is transmitted through direct contact with an infected dog or through exposure to…

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How to More Accurately Convert Dog Years to Human Years

How to More Accurately Convert Dog Years to Human Years

New research from the University of California, San Diego reveals a more accurate formula for converting dog years to human years. Geneticists and biologists involved in the study believe the seven to one year rule is not accurate because dogs mature much faster than humans. A dog can produce their first litter of puppies before one year of age while…

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