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My neighbor on one side of me told me today that his 2 puppies have parvo....
About 4-5 days ago he had them both in my front yard. They have been sick for 2 days now.
I have a 3 year old dog and 7 month old dog and they are both completely up to date on their shots, and they really dont go in the front yard at all.
My sister lives on the other side of me and has a fenced iin yard and my neighbor has walked his dogs in front of their house also the same day he was in my yard. She has 2 6 month old chis with their shots, and she just got a 8 week old Rott.... The breeder she got him from gave her papers from the vet saying he has had 2 sets of shots so far? I told her to keep him inside or when he has to go outside to keep him in the inclosed patio they have on the back end of their house...... I also told her NOT to let his feet touch the gound any where besides the patio and inside of their house...
Is there anything else we shoud be doing doing to protect our dogs?
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Is there anything you can do to your front yard to clean up anything that may be left? I am not sure if it would matter but I know my neighbor had a dog for four days and they had to totally clean up their back yard with a solution or something. I would be afraid for the eight week old dog though.
 

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If you have a puppy of any age, I would be vaccinating them with NeoPar. It is the strongest, most effective Parvo vaccine on the market, and is especially important if there are known cases of Parvo so close by. Parvo is so devestating because it NEVER leaves the area ... it literally can take gallons of bleach and years later to be considered completely gone. A few years back, my dogs had a bad case of Corona. I bleached the house and yard top to bottom, but there are two spots I cannot fully clean. One is outside, where the yard connects into the alley. A sick dog vomited there. The alley is all dirt, and despite me having bleached it two dozen times, any unvaccinated pup coming into contact w/ this area gets corona, even 3yrs later! There is also a spot in the basement, where there is a gap in the baseboard. It's another spot a sick dog soiled, and if I have pups in that area - they get corona. That's just corona. Parvo is about 100x more deadly, contagious & more difficult to get out of the environment.

Neo Par, definitely. Especially for your sister's dog. Despite having had two shots already, the dog is still very young & may not have had either vaccine fully kick in due to maternal immunity that may still be present. That pup doesn't even have to go outside to catch it. If the owner walks where affected dogs were, she will bring it in on her shoes. That's why most breeders forbid visitors before pups are vaccinated.

http://www.neotechvaccines.com/neopar.htm
 

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Yea I know its really really bad I had 2 dogs a long time ago that both were affected due to a neighbor that had a dog that had parvo and we lived really close there and her dog died from pravo and intsead of telling ANYBODY she burried the dog in the back yard and about a week after we brought our new puppies home they both got it and I took them to the vet had them tested the test came back neg. but after begging the vet gave me antibiotic injections and IV fluids and then 2 days later we took a fecal sample in and it came up positive lucky for the early catch and treatment they both made a full recovery. But these dogs my neighbor has he says they have been really sick for 2 days now.
I just hate that people are so thoughtless and dumb for sake of a better word to walk their puppies around before vax and now we all have the risk of having parvo. Makes me so mad. I guess I should just be grateful he told us and that they only came in my front yard but it makes me upset.......
Thanks all. I will be flushing my front yard with bleach, and just being really careful for now. I hope my sis listens to everything we have told her. Thank you all
 

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From what I understand from your post, all dogs are vaccinated. There is no problem for any of them except maybe the 8 week old. The pup is 8 weeks old and has already had 2 sets of shots? Thats terrible! The pup should just now be getting his first shot.

Your sister is in a bind. She doesn't know if those shots "took" because if mother's immunity was still in her body, they didn't. If mother's immunity is still in the pup, it will go away eventually and there is no way to know when. Giving another shot while mother's immunity is still in the pup is a waste of time and money. It won't "take". Waiting is dangerous because you just don't know. I don't have a clue what to tell you. Giving another shot just to be giving a shot isn't good. Not giving another shot is not good either. I think I'm repeating myself. I think a long talk with the vet is in order.

I also suggest you get in touch with Dr. Jean Dodds at www.Hemopet.com She is the worlds #1 expert on vaccinations. Perhaps she would give you some words of wisdom about the 8 week old.

Again, you have nothing to worry about with the other dogs.
 

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Thank you trainer for your help and link... I feel alittle better about the fact the other will be ok. Its really scary my girls are my babies.. I remember in while back ago I posted about my puppy that I got in Novand we were very unsure of what vax she had from the prev owner I posted about her energy level and how I wasnt walking her yet because our vet had told us how bad parvo is in our aarea. I got some very strong views on how I was harming her by not walking her. This was the reason because of this. My neighbor just rec his puppies and was already walking them and now they are both going to die from parvo. Now I walk her and she is great. I didnt want to chance it and I am very glad I didnt. I am going to follow up with that link and thank you again everyone. I hope all will be ok. There is nothing we can do now because before we knew anything we were in and out of her house and mine most likely tracking the parvo virus every where we went.

I also thought it was strange that they had 2 sets of vax at 8 weeks that is was I had a ? mark after that statement. But the breeder did give her the paper from the vet stating this.
 
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