10 April 2009

Parvovirus Shots – What Your Vet Probably Won’t Tell You!

Posted by Admin under: Health .

Almost every dog owner assumes that they need to give their dog Parvo shots to stop them from getting the dreaded Canine Parvovirus, but if your vet told you the truth about these vaccinations, especially the three facts we’ve uncovered based on hundreds thousands of Parvo cases we’ve dealt with, as well as our extensive research, then you’d probably think differently about them.

Firstly, almost all vaccines in use nowadays are no longer protecting dogs against the latest 2c strain of Parvo.

This 2c strain, which first appeared in the United States during 2006 (although it had been present in Europe and other parts of the world for much longer), is much more aggressive and fast-acting than the older 2a and 2b strains.

For example, we had one customer, in the pacific North West, whose dog first showed symptoms of Parvo on a Sunday morning, and by late that same afternoon, it had already succumbed to this horrific virus.

As time goes on, we are witnessing an increasing number of customers who have adult dogs, as well as puppies, that are fully-vaccinated and that are contracting Parvo and are dying from it, unless they are treated in time.

Until not long ago, the only company that manufactured vaccines that had been 100% challenge-tested against the 2c strain was Intervet, but we’ve now had customers whose dogs were vaccinated using their products, and yet still contracted Parvo.

So, don’t assume that because your dog (whether old or young) has been vaccinated, he’s safe and will be immune.

Secondly, and we know this sounds counter-intuitive, but dogs are actually getting full-blown Parvo from the Parvo vaccinations.

Once again, many of our customers have dogs that display full-scale symptoms of Parvo within literally one or two days (and even a few hours in some cases) after being given their shots.

We know that some of our customers get this, because they themselves have told us that their own children have developed ‘flu shortly after being given their ‘flu jabs.

Well, exactly the same thing is going on with dogs and their Parvovirus shots.

If you stop to consider this for a moment, the vaccines contain modified versions of the live virus, and they are designed to weaken the dog’s immune system, as that is how they are supposed to work – well, that’s the theory. To add insult to injury, many vaccines contain multiple viruses – anywhere from four to seven or eight at a time.

Lastly, and perhaps most disturbing of all, is the fact that your dog’s immune system can be weakened by any vaccinations, not just Parvo ones. The results of this are obvious: your dog will have an increased chance of becoming ill in the future.

Other side-effects of vaccinations include chronic inflammation, which will cause the obvious issues like arthritis, but it’s now been proven that inflammation is a leading cause of cancer.

To top it off, the vaccines themselves also contain a wide variety of toxic chemicals, none of which are good for your dog and could cause additional problems.

It’s good that the recommendation for annual booster shots has been reduced by the AVMA to just every three years, but even this is too much. Ongoing research has proven that vaccinations will provide immunity for at least seven years, and perhaps even life.

So in summary then, Parvo vaccinations are no longer that effective against the 2c strain, they may even give your dog full-blown Parvo, and they can cause long-term health issues such as cancer.

If you were to ask your vet, he’d probably disagree with all that we’ve said here, but please bear in mind – it’s your dog, and you have the right to be told all of the facts before coming to an informed decision about which Parvo treatment to go fo, and not be hectored into doing something you don’t want to do.


41 Comments so far...

Sue Marston Says:

26 July 2009 at 5:56 am.

Around 1985 I had 7 dogs, all unvaccinated. One was a pup, and when she came back from being spayed, she was not feeling well and would not eat. I thought she might have an obstruction, so I took her in to the vet. He gave her barium orally to see if there was an obstruction. To make this short, he said the blood test showed she had parvo (probably picked up when being spayed) but added it was the MILDEST CASE OF PARVO he had ever seen. She was absolutely fine after ingesting the barium for the x-ray. And, none of my other dogs (again, all unvaccinated) did not “catch” the parvo from her. I’ve had two experiences bringing home dogs who had received multiple vaccines at the “shelter” and each time the vaccinated dogs developed distemper. None of the unvaccinated dogs (who had full contact with the sick vaccinated ones) “caught” the distemper. So Beauchamp was right when he refuted Pasteur’s theory, and the resistance to disease IS created by a healthy diet and environment, not by injecting toxic substances.

Justin Howe Says:

24 November 2009 at 6:37 pm.

I’m a bit confussed over how hard it is 2 diagnose parvo.My 4yr old boxer was just placed in a vetranary hospital.She was pregnant 1.5mths,she had all the symptoms of parvo(bloody stools,diarrea,vomiting,stomach acid,wieght loss,etc)she was givin blood tests,& her white blood cell count was fine,everythin was fine.They gav her a ultra-sound,& then had 2 put her on I.V.My vet has many yrs of experience & he 1st said it wasnt parvo,but a week l8r it is.How hard is it 2 diagnose.

Admin Says:

25 November 2009 at 1:05 am.

Justin, there are a few issues with diagnosing Parvo.

Firstly, we are seeing more and more Parvo tests that conducted by the vet, in-clinic (i.e. the tests based on stool samples), coming back negative when the dog does, in fact, have Parvo. This is mainly happening, as far as we can tell, with the latest 2c strain of Parvo. Full blood work-ups, which have to go away to the labs, still tend to be more accurate, but they do take longer (a day, at least, usually), and the one thing you don’t have with Parvo is time.

The problem with these false negatives is that the vet then thinks your dog doesn’t have Parvo, and then proceeds to convince you to give the dog Parvo shots, but if the dog does have the virus (or has been exposed to it), this is probably the worst thing you can do as it will almost undoubtedly ensure that full Parvo symptoms develop within a day or two.

Secondly, there are many other issues that can look like Parvo, but aren’t. For example, Campylocater (aka Dog Show Crud) has symptoms almost identical to Parvo, although dogs suffering from this tend to whine, whimper and cry whereas Parvo dogs don’t (unless you handle their stomachs too much, as this area does get very sore and tender). As an aside, if you treat Campylobacter using IV fluids, as though it were Parvo, then this can be very dangerous, as dogs with this condition need to be hydrated orally.

The problem here is that, because Parvo is so prevalent, once most vets see symptoms that look like Parvo, they assume it is Parvo and treat the dog accordingly.

Based on what our many customers are telling us, the white blood cell doesn’t appear to be a very reliable indicator either.

So, it’s not as easy to diagnose Parvo as it might appear, but our policy is that if the symptoms indicate it could be Parvo, you’d better take action immediately and treat it as though it were Parvo (using the products in the Home Parvo Treatment Kit is our recommended treatment, as it gives dogs the best chance of survival): if it turns out it’s not Parvo, then the products won’t do any harm, and if it is something like Campylobacter, they can still help, while if it does turn out to be Parvo, then you’ve started treatment as soon as possible, which is always the best course of action.

And with Parvo killing some dogs in as little as five hours after visible physical symptoms (e.g. diarrhea, vomiting) first appear, that’s why we strongly encourage all dog owners to have a Parvo Treatment Kit on hand at all times – you never know when Parvo will strike (and it’s often at weekend), and when it does, you may not have very long at all.

We hope this helps, and we hope your Boxer and her unborn pups are all OK.

JANET JUBILEE Says:

22 December 2010 at 8:51 pm.

I got around the worst shot of all-rabies-contents (human aborted fetuses, toxic metals, anti freeze, cow puss and much more. The vet listed my cat as age unknown. The Nazi pharma and government says rabies law only applies to pets older than the spay so called age! My Attorney drew up a writ for my cats-spay-no shots!

Aslin Says:

5 August 2011 at 5:35 am.

I so far have 3 dogs that have contracted parvo from a house we used to frequent. from that infected house there is already one pup that had to be surrendered due to inability to pay for care, and one that has died from this disease. is there any thing i can do to take action against this person who knows damn well she is passing it around but refuses to do anything about it?

Admin Says:

5 August 2011 at 7:02 pm.

Aslin,

We’re sorry to hear about your situation.

The problem is that Parvo is a ubiquitous virus, which basically means it’s everywhere. And because it can be so easily transmitted (e.g. by birds, flies and other insects), it’s practically impossible to make sure that your yard is free of it – especially when the virus can survive outdoors for years (as long as 20, according to some experts).

Your other problem would be proving that your dogs contracted the virus in that house, as it could just have easily been from anywhere else. For example, many of our customers walk the virus into their house and give it to their dogs that way, without even knowing it.

The only action we would recommend taking is to have a Parvo Treatment Kit on hand. That way, you can a preventive dose to any of your existing dogs, and any new ones you might acquire.

As for legal action, then we cannot offer any advice in this area – you would need to consult a lawyer for that.

Kaitlin Says:

24 October 2011 at 9:56 am.

Hello,
I had a border collie about a year ago and a couple months went by and she started not acting like herself. We took her to the vet and she had parvo last year. We took her home and took care of her and she made it through and another couple months went by and she was fine and came home and she had passed away. Nobody is sure of the cause. Im getting ready to get a puppy here in a couple days and its irish setter mixed with something and the woman wants to go to tractor supply and get parvo shots should I tell her not to give it to the puppies especially the one I want? I don’t have the money to go through the parvo situation again.

Admin Says:

24 October 2011 at 11:45 am.

Kaitlin,

We’re sorry to hear about your Border Collie.

As you correctly surmise, you now have Parvo on your property (and it’s almost impossible to get rid of ), which means that any new dogs you adopt will stand a very high chance of being infected.

You’ve already read the main reasons why we choose not to vaccinate our dogs (i.e. they are nowhere near as effective as the manufacturers claim, they can cause the very disease they’re meant to protect against, and they frequently cause both short- and long-term side-effects, which can range from the fairly mild to the serious or even fatal).

However, it’s worse than that, because what most vets won’t tell you is that the drug manufacturers themselves clearly state on the vaccine inserts that you should not give shots to a dog that is not healthy, and that includes dogs who already have Parvo, or have been exposed to the virus (as symptoms won’t show until 3 – 15 days after exposure). And we’re sure you know that the majority of vets never bother to ask about your dog’s current state of health, or to do any tests before vaccinating them.

Here’s the bad news: giving an exposed dog a Parvo shot can kill it – in as little as five hours, as the fiance of one of our customers found out the hard way:

http://www.ParvoBuster.com/blog/parvo-news/the-worst-thing-you-can-do-if-your-dog-has-been-exposed-to-parvo

So, if we were in your position, there is no way we would get any new (or existing) dogs vaccinated.

What we would do is get a Parvo Prevention Kit, and give any new dogs the prevention dosage (which is clearly explained in our Parvo Treatment Guide, which is available for download immediately after purchase) as soon as they arrive.

We would also give any existing dogs a prevention treatment too, becuase regardless of where your new dogs have come from (e.g. breeders, rescues, shelters, pet stores), you really don’t know what infections (including Parvo) they might bring with them.

You can get the kit you need here:

http://www.ParvoEmergencyTreatment.com/parvo-treatment-product-calculator.php#plan

Note that, on the next page, after you’ve filled out the form, you will need to choose Option 1 to be able to give the prevention treatment we recommend. Option 2 is not the right product in your situation.

We hope this helps, and that your new arrival remains healthy.

Kaitlin Says:

25 October 2011 at 7:52 am.

Well thank you but we moved from the place where we had the border collie. That dog was the only dog we had ever had that got the parvo. I also have a yorkie poo and when we got him he had kennel caugh. It took forever to get the medicine the vet gave us to make it go away. Well thanks for the information.

Admin Says:

25 October 2011 at 2:29 pm.

Kaitlin,

The problem is, Parvo is deemed to be a “ubiquitous” virus, which basically means that it is everywhere.

What this means, in practical terms, is that when you move to a new house, you have no idea whether Parvo is present or not – until, of course, your dog gets sick.

This is one reason why we always recommend giving dogs a prevention treatment in such situations.

BTW, we also sell a product called Primalix KC that is specifically designed to deal with kennel cough very quickly and safely. It’s made by the same company that manufactures our Parvo products. Check out this website for details, should you need it in future: http://www.KennelCoughTreatment.org/

Kevin Says:

28 November 2011 at 11:40 pm.

and if its not about the money for you why
are you peddling your crap on here? my dog
died because i took advise from foul mouth
hippies like you and not my vet… explain that?

Admin Says:

1 December 2011 at 9:59 pm.

And your point is what, exactly?

Whatever it was you bought for your dog wasn’t bought from us, so whatever point you’re trying to make is completely irrelevant.

We’ve no idea what was wrong with your dog, or what products you bought, or which company you dealt with, or whether the diagnosis of what was wrong with your dog was correct, or whether you bought the correct products, or whether you waited too long to begin treatment, or whether you followed the dosage instructions correctly. Need we go on?

The fact is, for whatever reason, your dog didn’t make it, and for that we are sorry – we always hate to see any animal die needlessly – but just because you feel aggrieved by your experience with some other company and product doesn’t mean you have the right take that out on anybody else.

Take your issue up with whichever company you dealt with, not with us, leave us out of your trifling drama/BS and go waste somebody else’s time!

Ryan Says:

7 December 2011 at 5:56 pm.

Hey, I have a concern i had my pitbull puppy at a friends house for 8 months he will be a year in january his brother just died this morning they told me he had parvo but couldnt tell me what his symptoms were just that he was sick now I have never give any dog that I have ever had any shots just beacuse of facts that you were able to provide on this page an past knowledge I just went an got my dog from the place were his brother died this morning but I also got his shots I havent given them to him I was just scared so I bought them now should I wait to see symptoms of parvo ? Also does this parvo treatment kit work for sure ? Im just a bit worryed for my dog as well as my familys dogs & cat so if you could give me a word of advice it would be greatly appericated thanks

Admin Says:

8 December 2011 at 12:08 pm.

Ryan,

Once a dog shows symptoms of Parvo (or even once he’s been exposed to the virus), then giving shots at that stage can prove fatal – see what happened to the fiancé of one of our customers: http://www.parvobuster.com/blog/parvo-news/the-worst-thing-you-can-do-if-your-dog-has-been-exposed-to-parvo

Sadly, there are no 100% guarantees with Parvo as there are so many factors that can affect the outcome.

We do have a 90% success rate with the natural Parvo treatment products we sell, provided that people follow all of the instructions we provide in our Parvo Treatment Guide.

We always recommend having a Parvo Treatment Kit on hand, then should the virus strike, you’ll be ready to begin treatment immediately, which is crucial. Also, if you buy a kit in advance (it has a two-year shelf life), then you can have it shipped via USPS Priority Mail, as opposed to FedEx Priority Overnight (which is the only shipping method we’ll use if a dog is already sick), so that can save quite a bit of money.

If you want to see what products we recommend, then please visit our main site at http://www.ParvoEmergencyTreatment.com/

You may find that a single kit will be enough to treat your puppy and your family’s dogs too.

We hope your puppy and your family’s pets stay healthy.

Frank Z Says:

30 January 2012 at 12:21 pm.

And just when I thought I’d read all the ridiculous conspiracy theories.

Thank you for this hilarious read. I haven’t been this amused in awhile.

However, I will gladly continue vaccinating my puppies since the only dogs I’ve known to contract Parvo were not vaccinated. I’m sorry but personal experience and common sense overcome “horror stories”. Also, why the jump? You fail to explain why vaccinations improve human immune systems but somehow lower those of dogs? Or does your paranoia put your own children at risk?

admin Says:

31 January 2012 at 12:02 pm.

Frank,

You are, of course, entitled to your opinion, but just how many dogs your experience is based on? We only ask, as we have helped treat over 4,500 dogs over the past few years, and in our experience, a significant number of these dogs WERE vaccinated – and we’re not just talking about puppies here either.

If you really read up on vaccinations, you’ll find a remarkable absence of common sense – just a massive money grab by Big Pharma.

As for your comment about vaccinations improving the human immune system, then you’re making a big assumption that vaccinations do improve the human immune system. The fact is, they don’t, and even some basic research on your part would show this to be the case.

We’re truly sorry that you’ve been hoodwinked by the drug companies and their toxic products, but isn’t it time you learned to think for yourself instead of swallowing their BS hook, line and sinker?

As you clearly don’t know how to research this stuff yourself, here are a few sites that will show you just how dangerous vaccinations can be:

http://vactruth.com/

http://vaccines.mercola.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riM4xfrzjAY

cortney Says:

23 February 2012 at 3:13 am.

Ok, first off, these kind people are not telling anyone to not give their dogs shots. So the people on here talking a the BS to them is stupid. They are simply giving people all the facts about the shots so people can make their own educated choice. And secondly, I just lost my puppy to parvo 3 hours ago and guess what, he did have his shot. So there’s a personal experience of a puppy owner who got their puppy the shot and still held their dog crying as it died in their arms. These people are not forcing anyone into anything unlike a lot of vets who try. I think what you guys are doing is great and wished I would have found this sooner instead of researching parvo after what I just had to go thru. My dog showed symptoms at 5pm today after all vets were gone and died at 4:11 this morning. I do have a 3 year old dog and will be ordering the parvo kit just to be safe, since all these vets some of you people hold so high couldn’t even come to their office an hour after closing to safe an innocent puppy or at least try.

admin Says:

23 February 2012 at 1:17 pm.

Cortney,

Firstly, we are very sorry to hear about your puppy. The speed with which Parvo can take a dog’s life is frightening, which is why we do what we can to spread the word about this horrendous virus (e.g. what to look out for, how to treat it).

Unfortunately, you now have Parvo on your property, so it’s really important that you are prepared, should the virus strike again. We hope you invest in a Parvo Treatment Kit, then you’ll be ready should the worst happen.

Secondly, as you have seen, we come under fire a lot for what we are trying to do here, so the fact that you have taken the time and trouble to offer your support is greatly appreciated.

We hope your three year old stays healthy, and if there’s anything we can do to help, please let us know.

Cynthia Says:

13 March 2012 at 2:02 pm.

My friend’s puppy just recovered from Parvo and so I’m just reading about info, as I may have been exposed, and I hope to bring a new puppy into my house this year. I just want to make sure our house is safe for a new puppy.

admin Says:

13 March 2012 at 4:01 pm.

Cynthia,

With Parvo being a ubiquitous virus, which basically means it’s everywhere, then you should not take any chances when you get your new puppy. And even if your friend’s puppy hadn’t had Parvo, that doesn’t mean that you don’t already have the virus on your property.

We always recommend giving any new dog a prevention dose of the products in our Parvo Treatment Kits immediately, as this will, in most cases, prevent full Parvo symptoms from developing if they are exposed to the virus. The prevention dosage is four doses per day for five days, but if the worst happens and symptoms still develop, then you can simply step things up to the full treatment dosage, using the same product, together with the home remedies that are detailed in the Parvo Treatment Guide that is included with all orders.

And regardless of where you get your puppy, they may already have the virus – it takes 3 – 15 days for symptoms to appear, so if a new puppy develops Parvo within the first couple of days of getting him, then it usually means he had it before you adopted him.

In fact, we also recommend giving the prevention dosage to any existing dogs you might have, as you really don’t know what a new arrival might be bringing with him.

And as we said in the post above, vaccinations are no guarantee that dogs won’t get the virus, and we know of plenty of people whose dogs became infected with full Parvo from the shots themselves.

So, here’s what we would do:

1. Order a Parvo Treatment Kit before you get your new puppy: http://www.ParvoEmergencyTreatment.com/

2. Disinfect inside your house before your new puppy arrives, using this alternative to bleach: http://www.ParvoEmergencyTreatment.com/recommends/DINPOO

Good luck with your new puppy!

Brittany Says:

30 April 2012 at 7:45 pm.

it’s that time again, Parvo is outbreaking in the area around me.. I have an 18 week old Chihuahua puppy no signs, symptoms, very lively bouncy little guy! I am uneasy about the sound of Parvo.. Seeing that I can’t afford to take him to the vet I’d like to Vaccinate him myself! Should I? A vet told me that with his weight Vaccing him myself could in fact infect him with the Parvo virus! but, I don’t want to be too sorry too late? what should I do? She told me to give him half the dosage now, wait a week and then the rest of the dosage! this makes me not want to have him vacced at all! what Should I do?

admin Says:

1 May 2012 at 1:17 am.

Brittany,

In our experience, neither the weight of a dog nor the person who administers the vaccinations have anything at all to do with whether they’ll get Parvo from the shots or not. We’ve seen all sorts of dogs get Parvo within days, or even hours, of being vaccinated, regardless of their weight, and in most cases, it was the vet who administered the shots anyway.

It sound to us as though it’s just a ploy to get you into their office so they can charge you for an office visit and the vaccines (on which they typically make a huge mark-up).

The good news is that this is the first time we’ve ever heard a vet admit that Parvo shots can actually give a dog Parvo – something we’ve known for years.

But to suggest that if you do the shots, your dog might get Parvo, but if they do it for you, he won’t, is just ludicrous. They may be implying that your home is not hygienic or free from the virus, but on the other hand, we’ve had at least one customer who told us that their dogs got Parvo while visiting their vet for a completely different reason.

As to what we’d do, then we would definitely not vaccinate any of our dogs, however young they may be. The only vaccines we would ever contemplate giving our own dogs are rabies shots, and that’s only because you have to, by law.

Instead, we would get a Parvo Treatment Kit (see http://ParvoEmergencyTreatment.com/) and start him with a course of prevention treatment, which is four doses per day for five days. In most cases, this will prevent symptoms developing in dogs who have been exposed to the virus (which is pretty much everywhere in the environment anyway).

Should Parvo symptoms appear, you can then use the same product(s) and step things up to the full treatment protocol, in conjunction with various home remedies that are fully detailed in the Parvo Treatment Guide that you can download immediately after placing an order.

This guide also contains many helpful hints on keeping your dog healthy and chemical-free, as all chemicals (e.g. those contained in vaccinations, traditional dewormers, cheap mass-market commercial dog food, household and garden products) are dangerous and will, over time, weaken their immune system.

We hope this helps, and that your Chihuahua stays healthy.

Amber Says:

3 May 2012 at 12:23 am.

I recently had my pregnant dog spayed (about 4 weeks ago). During the same visit she received a parvo vaccination that they said was required. She had never had one and is 3 years old. I also have 6 other dogs (4 pups) who were never vacinated with parvo. Well the dog I got spayed is recently buried in my back yard (yesterday) and I believe it was intestinal sepsis brought on from her surgery and the shot since both weakened her immune system. Could this diagnosis be correct and if so is there anything I can do leagally so this does not happen to someone elses beloved pet?

admin Says:

4 May 2012 at 3:32 pm.

Amber,

We are very sorry to hear about your dog.

While we are firm believers in spaying and neutering (after all, there are already millions of dogs being murdered in the name of “depopulation” every year in the US, so we certainly don’t need to add to this huge problem), we cannot say the same about vaccinations.

In our experience, the vaccine industry it out of control, and their only goal seems to be make obscene amounts of profit.

In the case of human vaccines, the manufacturers and the people who administer those shots cannot be held legally liable for any damage that patients may suffer as a result of being vaccinated.

Many people assume that, just because the government or their doctor or vet tells them that they are safe, then they must be, but we know this is not the case – and so do the government. According to their own documentation, vaccinations are “unavoidably unsafe”, as you can see from this very well-written article:

http://thinkingmomsrevolution.com/2012/04/27/unavoidably-unsafe-2/

And if vaccines were as safe as they claim, why have they paid out billions of dollars to vaccine-injured children?

And why are they making it harder and harder to get vaccine waivers, all across the country?

In the case of pet vaccinations, the relatively good news is that only rabies vaccines are currently required, as far as we know, but you’d obviously need to check the laws in your own state, but we’re not aware of any that mandates requires Parvo shots as a matter of course.

Having said that, pet vaccines are every bit as toxic as human ones, and there’s barely a day goes by when we don’t hear about somebody’s cat or dog coming down with something as a result of the vaccines. In some cases, it’s a mild rash, in many it’s the very disease they’re meant to be protected against (e.g. Parvo), and in some cases, the animal even dies.

You can check out a few horror stories from our readers on these two sites:

http://www.KennelCoughTreatment.org/bordetella-vaccine

http://www.ParvoBuster.com/blog/parvo-news/the-worst-thing-you-can-do-if-your-dog-has-been-exposed-to-parvo

In the case of your dog, there was absolutely no point in or logical reason for vaccinating her for Parvo immediately before surgery. To us, it sounds like nothing more than yet another money grab by a desperate vet.

So, to answer your question about your diagnosis, then yes, we believe you could well be right. The Parvo shots won’t have helped at all – on the contrary, in fact, as she will have received a massive dose of live virus particles together with a bunch of toxic chemicals – and the surgery will, at the very least, have been stressful. And we assume she received some form of anaesthetic, so that’s yet more chemicals in her system.

It also appears that basic hygiene in medical establishments is not what it used to be, hence the rise of “super bugs” such as MRSA.

Unfortunately, the only way to know for certain what might have caused your dog’s death is an autopsy, which will be both upsetting and expensive.

It’s also very hard to sue any medical professionals, whether they be doctors or vets.

In terms of what we would recommend, then here are a few suggestions on how to keep your other dogs’ immune systems strong.

Vaccinations

We do not believe in vaccinations at all, for the reasons you read above, and more.

If you have to give them shots (e.g. for rabies), then we do have a pre- and post-vaccination detox schedule that we’re working on. We’ve already used it with out own dogs, but we haven’t had time to publish it yet.

Dewormers

Almost all commercial dewormers are highly toxic too – and, yes, we’ve had customers whose dogs have died from these also.

Dog Food

Now, while chemicals are bad, and do weaken the immune system, the other major factor that can affect a dog’s health is the food you give them. Sadly, most mass-market cheap commercial dog food is laden with yet more dangerous ingredients, allergens such as wheat, corn and soy, not to mention a variety of truly disgusting items. If you really want to find out what might be in the dog food you’re using, check out the video on this page: http://TriumphDogFood.com/

Actually, Triumph Dog Food is the only dog food that we will give to our own pets – it’s wholesome, not stuffed with useless fillers, dangerous chemicals and nauseating ingredients, and it’s made here in the USA. In fact, it’s the exact opposite of the type of food featured in that video.

Daily Maintenance

In order to help keep our own dogs healthy, we give them a Daily Maintenance dosage of the two products contained in our ParvoBuster Viral Smack-Down Kit. One is a very good, natural anti-parasitic, which renders chemical-based dewormers unnecessary, and the other is a natural immune booster.

And should any of your dogs actually get Parvo, this kit will do exactly what you need.

You can find out more at http://www.ParvoEmergencyTreatment.com/

We hope this helps.

KingMarley Says:

15 June 2012 at 7:55 pm.

Just wanna let everybody know that i think some of the issue here is true… like having a vaccine which actually putting your dog at risk. Like my dog had a multi vaccine with parvo right after getting the vaccine he got sick and the vet said maybe just The vaccine reaction then they told me to hospitalize my dog which cost me $300 then still he was not getting any better then he was tested a parvo after 2 days then he was positive so i had to bring him to the emergency which cost me $400 coz i chose the option of home treatment. But thank God because i didnt give up and my little chihuahua fought a good fight he is actually almost back to normal.

But the bottomline here is the only i can think of how my dog got sick is because of the vet. Either we got the virus inside their hospital which of course they would not agree with me… or because they gave him multi shots of parvo with the rabies shot which create a stress in my little guy immune system. I really hate what happened to my best friend and now we are still suffering because i have a little pup which only 16 weeks and im scared because he might get the virus too. All i can do right now is to try to separate both of them which is really hard when i know that they been wanting to play together…

Daniel Says:

19 June 2012 at 10:14 am.

I have a 6 month old Huskey/Lab mix. A few days ago he was acting weird, no energy, can’t have bowel movements and wont drink or eat anything. We took him to a vet, our vet told us it was Parvo, which doesnt surpirse me as his brother died a few days earlier due to the same symptoms. Anyway our vet gave us 2 different shots plus wormer to give him 1 time a day for 3 days. Also gave us 3 bags of IV fluids and the connections and told us to give him 200 ccs of the fluid a day under his skin and no more than that because the vet told us it could drown him. The medicine we were given is “Deworming w/ Green Wormer” which is the wormer medicine, our puppy was said to have 3 worms. The second medicine was “Baytril” to be put under my puppies skin, and also Cerinia also to be given to him under the skin. Our vet also told us that after this treatment and the puppy is back to normal he should be given his Parvo shot. That there isnt really anything we can do to prevent the infection other than giving him the shots. As you said in your post you cant really stop the infection in and around your home. I worry because as I took the dog into the vet they told me the bill would be around 300 bucks for the medicine we recieved. I cant afford to do this multiple times a year. If these medicines wont work then I should find another Vet or stop treatment at once?

Emma Says:

28 July 2012 at 6:10 am.

I recently rescued an abandoned and wounded Shih Tzu and put him in the clinic for a week for treatment. Because no one was willing to adopt him, my family and I decided to make him the member of our family.

First day at our home, I noticed he drank lots of water. He ate a bit of rice and boiled chicken. His stool was firm and urinated alot.

Second day, he drank lots of water but didn’t want to touch his food. No sign of poop and lots of urine as usual.

Third day, he drank lots of water and didn’t want to touch his food. Then suddenly in the afternoon, he started having diarrhea (dark brown liquid) and vomited white yellowish foam. I contacted the vet and she suspected the dog has Parvovirus. I quickly bring him to the vet and after some testing, it was confirmed the dog has the deadly virus. The dog is in the clinic, separated from my two dogs (who have been vaccinated).

Although, the Shih Tzu has been in my home for 3 days, I never allow my two dogs to go near him and I have set up a barrier so that they wont have any contact. The barrier is made of net-like material, so while they cannot come in contact with each other, they still can sniff and see one another.

My question is, can my dogs get Parvovirus since the Shih Tzu has it? So far, today is the 5th day, and my dogs are still not showing any symptoms like lethargic or lack of appetite. I have bleached the contaminated area as well as the cage. I’ve thrown everything that has contact with the sick dog. But, I can’t help but to worry because as we all know, Parvovirus is very contagious.

Please advice.

admin Says:

28 July 2012 at 4:06 pm.

Emma,

We’re sorry to hear about your Shih Tzu. This seems to happen quite a lot – kind-hearted people such as yourself take in a dog and then end up having to deal with Parvo.

Anyway, to answer your question, then yes, it is possible that your other two dogs could get the virus, even though they’ve been vaccinated (and the more recently they’ve been vaccinated, the more at risk they are).

However careful you try to be, it’s really hard to prevent it from spreading from dog to dog. Nose-to-nose contact can be enough to transmit the virus, and many of our customers actually carry the virus from one dog to another on their clothing or hands.

In our opinion, it pays to be as prepared as you can be with Parvo, and having a Parvo Treatment Kit on hand at all times is one way to do this. Symptoms usually take 3 – 7 days to appear, although it can take as long as 15 days, so you’re definitely not out of the woods yet with your other two dogs. Also, bear in mind that once your Shih Tzu recovers, he will still shed the virus in his feces for six to eight weeks, so you will still need to be very careful (e.g. pick up after him when he’s been to the bathroom and try to isolate him from other dogs).

If you want to find out which kit is appropriate for your situation, then please fill out our Product Calculator and enter details of all your dogs (i.e. your original two and the Shih Tzu, as we usually find these products are helpful even after dogs have been treated at the vet’s):

http://www.ParvoEmergencyTreatment.com/ProductCalculator

Whatever you decide to do, we hope your Shih Tzu recovers and that your other dogs stay healthy.

Julius Says:

31 July 2012 at 1:14 am.

It’s sad, I had four healthy looking playful and happy puppies, A month and a half old. I took them to the vet for vaccination in the morning and by night time one started being less active, and doesn’t eat. I could tell that it was not well. The next day by morning I found that he already started diarrhea and lost some weight, i immediately took him to the vet and they did several tests didn’t find any problem but they knew he must ‘ve eaten something, if I could remember correctly they gave him some anti-toxins shot and some anti-biotic. It was getting weak and since hes not eating, we had to feed him eat. I was told to give him the anti-bio after every specified hours and manually feed him and keep monitoring his progress + i should separate him with other puppies. By the time I get home he was getting weaker. After few hours just before his meal he died. That same evening two other puppies showed same symptoms, when I woke up early to take them to the vet it was too late. So I took the last one that also just started to show similar symptoms to the vet and they called me when I was at work. That it was parvovirus issue, it he was at a bad stage. So I lost all of them.

I started to do some reaserch on this virus I came across this page and I learnt a lot. Thanks all for the courage and time to share your experiences and knowledge. I just wish we could find a super accurate test for this virus. Am here in Tanzania, Eastern Africa. One of the biggest challenges we have dog owners is we don’t have a 24 hours vetenary service. Parvo is one issue and now yellow fever, even worse if not diagnosed promtelly. My friend lost 11 dogs in a week. Also partly because knowledge of some of these diseases is not shares well or on time. So thanks again to all that share and care.

admin Says:

31 July 2012 at 6:56 am.

Julius,

Thank you so much for sharing your heart-rending story. It’s bad enough here in America, and having been to various African countries some years ago, we can appreciate how difficult it must be for dog lovers in places such as those.

Johnny Says:

22 September 2012 at 11:13 am.

We had 4 puppies/ Dogs die within months of each other. # in july within days from 5 july to 9 july and the last one just over a week ago. It all started that our 1 puppy got sick just after the State sprayed insecticides against mosquitoes. I do believe that Poison from the insecticides had something to do with them dying and also the symptoms they showed ( mirroring Parvo and Distemper ) we treated for Parvo and Distemper. The 1 puppy treated for poison lived and got better the other puppies died after being treated for Parvo and Distemper. 1 within 18 hours, 1 within 3 days and 1 within 2 days. The last one that died a week ago died of Hookworms that were in him before we got him .. he was only 10 weeks old. We tried to ” spray ” the yard with bleach and other chemicals to get of anything that might be lingering in our yard ( meaning Parvo or Distemper ) like we were told to do. Whether that works or not is still unknown. I know it makes the yard smell a lot different then it did and doesn’t help flower beds very much.
We took our new little girl to the vet to get her a check up and my wife wasn’t asked about a Distemper shot but the puppy was given one. Afterwards we have had to force feed and force hydrate her for the last 4 days. Final today 22 Sept 2012 she started eating and drinking on her own … I really just want to warn people about these shots .. because our little girl was healthy before the shot and almost died from the shot after she received it. I also know that most vets try really hard to push any and all drugs on you and try to make you believe that everything they are giving them will stop all harm that might come to your fur baby. But in actuality .. I know for a fact that the shots do harm and sometimes kill the fur baby you are trying to protect. None of our other 6 Dogs show any signs of any Parvo or Distemper and 3 are fully vaccinated and 3 have never received the vaccinations. I stopped enforcing the vaccinations when the last one that was got deathly sick because of the shots ( an 8 fold shot ) and had almost died.

admin Says:

22 September 2012 at 5:15 pm.

Johnny,

We are very sorry to hear about your doggies, and thank you for sharing your experience so that other visitors to our site can see that our warnings about vaccinations, and chemicals in general, are real – animals are getting sick and dying and we’ve yet to hear about a single vet that will admit this.

The key to a healthy dog in our opinion is to keep their immune system as strong as possible, so we suggest you read our Rabies Vaccination Side-Effects Prevention Protocol, which can also be used for other shots too, not only rabies. The article also details some of the steps we take to keep our dogs healthy, and provides links to a load of external articles that substantiate the dangers of vaccinations.

nanita Says:

18 November 2012 at 12:33 am.

I was given a puppy for my birthday,he was about 2 months old, chihuahua/terrier, and the night we brought the lil guy home he ate played normally, my other dog who is one, just sat there and barked and whimpered at him, so I made a bed for him in my room and put up a gate so my other dog wouldn’tt bother him, I went to bed, and woke up to him throwing up, I immediately noticed his vomit moving, it was clear liquid with a thin 3 inch worm! I called 2 vets and they both told me to take him in to the spa to fully look at him, I did so, and they told me they’d call me when they know what was wrong, 15 minutes after driving away they called me and said he was positive for parvo?…is it possible to diagnose him that fast?????

admin Says:

18 November 2012 at 3:02 am.

Nanita,

We’re sorry to hear your new puppy isn’t well.

To answer your question then yes, Parvo tests that are based on a stool sample can give results within 10 minutes, although false positives and false negatives can happen.

However, if there is a possibility that your dog does have Parvo, then you need to take action immediately, as it’s a very aggressive and fast-acting virus.

Please fill out our Product Calculator on this page to see what you need:

http://www.ParvoEmergencyTreatment.com/ProductCalculator

However, given that your puppy also has worms, we would recommend the larger of the two kits (i.e. the ParvoBuster Viral Smack-Down Kit). Also, please enter details of all your dogs, as even fully-vaccinated adult dogs can still get Parvo.

We hope your puppy is OK again soon.

maliadh Says:

4 January 2013 at 12:55 am.

How do I prevent my dog from contracting parvo? I don’t want to have to get my puppy shots, whom is 6 months old, but what are some techniques in keeping her healthy? How do I make sure she doesn’t get parvo. I am of course going to buy the whole set, but what if she gets it because she is not vaccinated? I can’t depend on chance to keep my dog healthy. Also, rabies. What about that??????

Admin Says:

4 January 2013 at 1:13 am.

Thanks for your question.

The best way to minimize the risk of your dog contracting Parvo (or any other illness) is to make his immune system is as strong as possible.

For us, that means:

1. No chemicals of any type (i.e. no vaccinations, no chemical-based dewormers, no access to household/garden products such as bleach or weedkiller). Many of the dogs we help treat for Parvo have been vaccinated within the last few days – and that’s because not only do the shots often give dogs the virus, but they also weaken the dog’s immune system, rendering them more susceptible to other viruses, bacteria, etc. too.

2. Only use a high-quality dog food, since most mass-market food you’ll find at supermarkets is full of chemicals, nutritionless fillers, allergens (e.g. corn, wheat, soy), unnamed meat products, not to mention a whole load of other disgusting ingredients. (We only use Triumph with our own doggies – see http://TriumphDogFood.com/ for details.) We also stay clear of raw food, since it can be contaminated with bacteria such as campylobacter, which can be worse than Parvo.

3. A daily maintenance dose of the products in the ParvoBuster Viral Smack-Down Kit (which is a single dose of one of the two products per day), to keep them “topped up”.

4. A detox once or twice a year.

In terms of rabies shots, which you obviously can’t avoid, then check out this article, which explains what we did when we had to get one of our dogs her rabies vaccination:

http://www.ParvoBuster.org/VaccineProtocol

And lastly, because no matter how careful you are, it’s still possible your dog might get sick (e.g. by eating something crazy), we have a well-stocked Doggie First Aid Cabinet that helps us deal with most day-to-day problems:

http://www.ParvoBuster.org/HealthyPets

We hope this helps.

Admin Says:

4 January 2013 at 1:15 am.

Dogs who get and survive Parvo almost never get the virus a second time.

We’ve only seen this happen twice after helping to treat well over 5,000 dogs, and those two dogs had contracted an earlier strain of Parvo (e.g. 2a or 2b) some years previously, and then been infected by the newer 2c strain. In both cases, they got sick, but not nearly as badly as most dogs do who haven’t previously had the virus.

New strains of Parvo only appear every six or seven years, on average – the 2c strain is the fifth such mutation since Canine Parvo was first encountered in the 1970s.

Other than that, please see our response to your other questions here: http://www.myorganicdoggie.com/health/parvovirus-shots-what-your-vet-probably-wont-tell-you#comment-631

mdhaley Says:

4 January 2013 at 3:53 pm.

Oh, this was a great response! Thank you so much I wrote it all down. I feel better now. About the detox, can you elaborate a little better on that? And I’m gonna buy the parvo kit in case my dog ever gets it. Are you saying that I should just give her a dose from the kit daily? What if she actually gets it. Do I keep giving it to her daily or is that when I start giving it to her every half hour? This site is so great. I hate chemicals.

Admin Says:

5 January 2013 at 2:53 am.

A detox is a process whereby you elimimate toxins from a body. These toxins, or poisons, are present in all chemical-based products, as well as many common dog foods. especially those sold at supermarkets.

The products in the Combo 15 kit (or Combo 16 if you have a lot of dogs) detailed on the page referenced below will allow you to do a detox using safe, natural products.

Full instructions on how to use the three products in these detox kits are included on this page:

http://www.ParvoBuster.org/VaccineProtocol#detoxproducts

Now, two of the products in the detox kit are also the same as the ones in the larger of the two Parvo Treatment Kits.

These two products can be used for three main purposes:

1. Treating Parvo (using our full treatment protocol).

2. Preventing Parvo (using our prevention protocol).

3. Doing Daily Maintenance (i.e. one dose per day of one of the two products).

So, what we recommend doing is getting a detox kit, doing a full detox immediately then start the daily maintenance dosage, and if any of your dogs start to develop Parvo symptoms, let us know at once and we’ll send you a link to our Parvo Treatment Guide, which contains everything you need to know about treating Parvo at home using these products in conjunction with a few home remedies.

mdhaley Says:

6 January 2013 at 10:03 pm.

Thank you :) can you please link me to the products I should buy?

Admin Says:

7 January 2013 at 1:15 am.

You’re welcome!

Here are the products we would recommend.

If you only have one or two dogs, then go for this one:

http://www.ParvoBuster.org/recommends/DailyMaintenanceSingleDetox.php

But if you have more dogs, then this one would be better:

http://www.ParvoBuster.org/recommends/DailyMaintenanceDoubleDetox.php