Canine Parvovirus: What You Need To Know


The treatment relies on two drugs recently released by Pfizer Animal Health. Maropitant, a strong anti-nausea medication, which is given under the skin once a day, and Convenia, an antibiotic given under the skin once and lasting two weeks, as well as subcutaneous fluids three times a day. While results are still being compiled, early numbers from CSU indicate an “85 percent survival rate for the outpatient group, compared to a 90 percent survival rater for the inpatient group.”







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