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Canine Herpesvirus, and Letting Go

Canine herpesvirus is usually kept under control by an adult dog’s healthy immune system. Editor Susan Chaney learned that treatment for this latent infection is required only when a dog is symptomatic, and recovery is usually quick. In gestating dams and puppies, however, proper management of the environment is vitally important to controlling the disease. Discover the role temperature plays in limiting the rate of infection during puppies’ first two weeks of life.

The time has come for Kayla Bertagnolli to say goodbye to some of those adorable Beagle puppies. Although she’s always happy when a family takes a puppy home to spoil it rotten, it can be a little sad when a favorite pup leaves the nest. Find out how a visit from one frightened little boy reminded Kayla that letting go is never easy.

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Letting Go

By Kayla Bertagnolli

As you probably know, I’ve written several blogs lately about my little baby Beagle munchkins and the cute things they do. Well, now that they’re getting older, you may be wondering, “What happens when the time comes to let some of them go?”

This is a question I consistently am asked by future owners, friends and outsiders to the dog world. The answer is always the same. I am happy to see them go to families that will love the puppies unconditionally and spoil them rotten. In some cases though, it’s definitely harder than in others. more

Herpesvirus Is Forever, but Proper Care Can Protect Puppies
By Susan Chaney

Once a dog has canine herpesvirus, it has it for life.

Fortunately, in adult dogs, “it usually doesn’t cause much of a disease,” says Steffen Sum, D.V.M., an assistant professor at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in Athens. “Usually it’s kept under control by the immune system.”

In adult dogs, the virus is contracted from a dog that is “shedding” it. That typically happens when the dog is “somehow immune-compromised,” Sum says. more

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