Tag Archives: Vaccination

Paws Corner

Parvovirus Can be Deadly to Dogs

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: Walking my puppy the other day, I struck up a conversation with another dog owner who asked if “Max” had gotten something called a “parvo” yet. I’m not sure what she meant. Can you enlighten me? — Gerry in Syracuse, N.Y. DEAR GERRY: She probably was asking Continue reading →

Paws Corner

Helping a Dog Gain Weight

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: Recently, an elderly relative was moved to a full-time care facility because she was unable to care for herself or her two dogs. We gladly took in “Sadie” and “Tasha,” both small, mixed-breed adult dogs. I think they’re very underweight, though their skin just hangs off of Continue reading →

Don’t Delay Puppy’s Vaccinations

DEAR PAW’S CORNER: Please remind your readers to vaccinate their puppies on schedule, exactly as advised by their veterinarian. My son, who lives in a community with many dog owners, heard recently that two puppies in the community died from parvovirus. Puppies are incredibly susceptible to this illness, and must Continue reading →