Go Back   Pet forum for dogs cats and humans - Pets.ca > In the News - Pet related articles and stories in the press > Newspaper Articles of Interest (animal/pet related) from Around the World

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old February 28th, 2004, 07:31 AM
amaruq's Avatar
amaruq amaruq is offline
banned user
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Canada
Posts: 743
Beaver fever in HS

No dogs allowed: Humane Society


Canadian Press


Friday, February 27, 2004
ADVERTISEMENT



The Winnipeg Humane Society has closed its doors to new dogs until next week as it tries to clear up an outbreak of a parasite that causes intestinal illness.

Society spokeswoman Vicki Burns says almost every dog at the shelter has giardiasis, a treatable affliction that causes diarrhea.

She says the parasite has spread because the kennels are sprayed down and dogs in the close quarters pick up the parasite by walking through or licking the water.

The society hopes to control the outbreak by preventing any new dogs from coming into the shelter for the next few days while disinfecting takes place and dogs in the facility are treated.

The society will begin accepting new dogs again March 3.


Copyright 2004 Canadian Press



Don't know if I can post here? If I did wrong please let me know ok? And sorry ahead of time!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Forum Terms of Use

  • All Bulletin Board Posts are for personal/non-commercial use only.
  • Self-promotion and/or promotion in general is prohibited.
  • Debate is healthy but profane and deliberately rude posts will be deleted.
  • Posters not following the rules will be banned at the Admins' discretion.
  • Read the Full Forum Rules

Forum Details

  • Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
    vBulletin Optimisation by vB Optimise (Reduced on this page: MySQL 8.33%).
  • All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:57 AM.