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Outbreak of deadly dog disease in B.C. prompts warning


Yes, the vaccination of puppies is essential.

Global News

Dog owners in the Fraser Valley are being reminded to vaccinate their pets after an outbreak of canine parvovirus.

Animal control officers have confirmed 16 recent cases of the deadly disease in the Chilliwack area.

The extremely contagious virus is spread through canine feces and without treatment dogs can die within three to four days.

Puppies and adolescent dogs are most at risk of infection, but the disease can be prevented with a simple vaccine.

News of the outbreak has many dog owners in the Fraser Valley flocking to veterinary clinics for the vaccination.

If your dog isn’t vaccinated against parvo, you should avoid parks and public places where the nasty virus can live on the ground for several months.

Parvo vaccinations cost about $50, a small price to pay considering treatment can cost thousands of dollars.

Officials said other Lower Mainland communities could also see a spike in the…

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The 9/11 rescue dogs

Portraits of the last surviving animals who scoured Ground Zero one decade on


During the chaos of the 9/11 attacks, where almost 3,000 people died, nearly 100 loyal search and rescue dogs and their brave owners scoured Ground Zero for survivors.

Now, ten years on, just 12 of these heroic canines survive, and they have been commemorated in a touching series of portraits entitled ‘Retrieved’.

The dogs worked tirelessly to search for anyone trapped alive in the rubble, along with countless emergency service workers and members of the public. Read More




my hat is off in honor of all rescue dogs and people of 9-11.


Source: Mail Online


Mystery dog illness

State probes mysterious dog illness killing pets


The Ohio Department of Agriculture is trying to determine whether four dead dogs — three in Cincinnati and one in the Akron-Canton area — had the same illness and whether that illness was caused by a newly detected virus. Read More


Source: The Columbus Dispatch

Fundraising for VOKRA – Paw Print Embossed Gift Tags

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This is a set of 5 paw print embossed gift tags with “Just For You From…” sentiment. $2.50 for 5 gift tags

This is a set of 5 paw print embossed gift tags with “Just For You From…” sentiment.
$2.50 for 5 gift tags