par·​vo | \ ˈpär-(ˌ)vō How to pronounce parvo (audio) \

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The site visit to a Jordanian police facility concluded that dogs were under constant threat of parvo, a deadly gastrointestinal illness, and were worked well past their retirement age, the report found. oregonlive, "U.S. officials knew bomb-sniffing dogs were dying from neglect in Jordan. They sent more.," 16 Sep. 2019 The vaccines are for rabies, parvo/distemper (dogs) and FVRCP (cats). Tatia Woldt, Dallas News, "Dog About Town: Take your pooch to a birthday party this weekend," 21 June 2019 Pets should be vaccinated to protect from parvo and distemper. Emma Keith, Detroit Free Press, "Here's how to protect your pets from parvo and distemper," 8 June 2019 All pet adoptions are spayed or neutered, given age-appropriate vaccines (including rabies and distemper/parvo/panleukopenia), heartworm or feline leukemia/FIV tested and microchipped. Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, "How to get your pick of the litter at the Indy Mega Adoption Event," 11 June 2019 According to Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, the 3-month-old kittens suffered from feline panleukopenia — the feline version of the parvo virus. Vincent T. Davis, San Antonio Express-News, "Atascosa bobcat kittens die from virus," 31 May 2018 One gram of dog poop can contain up to 23 million fecal coliform bacteria, and dog poop is also a common carrier of whipworms, hookworms, roundworms, parvo, coronavirus, giardia, salmonella, cryptosporidium, and campylobacter. Wes Siler, Outside Online, "It’s Time to Talk About Dog Poop," 27 Mar. 2018 Protection against parvo is particularly important for puppies, but the shot is important for dogs of all ages. Kalin Kipling, sacbee, "Sac SPCA offering low-cost vaccinations for pets today as part of weekly clinics," 26 Dec. 2017 Must show proof of distemper, parvo and rabies vaccinations. Washington Post, "Prince William County community calendar, Sept. 7-13, 2017," 6 Sep. 2017

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1976, in the meaning defined above

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