• Shelter Worker Dedicates Her Life To Saving Hundreds Of Parvo Puppies

    5 monthes ago - By iHeart Dogs

    KC Pet Project in Kansas City, Missouri takes in about 30 rescued animals every day. There are dogs and cats ready to find new homes right away, and then there are the dogs that come in needing serious help. Many of them are diagnosed with parvovirus .
    Parvovirus is a serious viral disease that starts in a dog's intestinal tract and attacks the white blood cells before doing damage to the heart. It's highly contagious, and many puppies and adult dogs don't survive. Treatment involves a long hospital stay with aggressive supportive care, and shelter dogs with parvo are at a serious...
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