is a widespread, often fatal disease. The virus itself is related to the human measles virus
and can produce a number of different disease patterns in canines. Transmission usually occurs via airborne. It is highly
contagious and can travel some distance. Distemper can affect a number of body systems, including respiratory and nervous
system. All dogs should be vaccinated against distemper, starting with distemper-measles vaccination at 6-9 weeks of age.
Canine Adenovirus type1
and type2- cause infectious hepatitis and respiratory infection, respectively. Hepatitis
caused by adenovirus type 1 may cause severe kidney damage to death. Adenovirus type 2 is an important factor in kennel cough.
is another cause of kennel cough. Although parainfluenza is often a mild form of respiratory infection
in otherwise healty dogs, it can be severe in puppies or debilitated dogs.
is a disease of widespread distribution which may cause severe dehydrating diarrhea in dogs of various
ages. Parvovirus infection is especially dangerous for puppies.
may contribute to kennel cough. This bacterial infection can occur alone or in combination with
distemper, adenovirus type 2 infection, parainfluenza, and other respiratory problems.
infection is a highly contagious intestinal disease causing vomiting and diarrhea in dogs of all
ages. Especially in young puppies, dehydration from coronavirus infection can be life-threatening.
is a bacterial infection which may lead to permanent kidney damage. The disease is easily spread
to other pets and to humans.
one of the world's most publicized and feared diseases, is almost always fatal. Rabies virus attacks the brain and central
nervous system, and is transmitted to humans cheifly through the bite of an infected animal. Your puppy should get this vaccination
at 4 mo. of age.