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Unfortunately, there is not much you can do but wait and watch to see if the puppies that have been exposed are going to develop symptoms, as well. In the meanwhile, you should begin disinfecting all surfaces that the sick puppies have had contact with in your home with a 10:1 dilution of water to bleach. You can also minimize the risk of transmission but picking up all stool in the back yard that they might be exposed to otherwise.Some vets feel that vaccinating at 7 weeks when exposed to parvo offers some immune stimulation and helps prevent them from acquiring the illness. Others feel differently. If they have not been started on their vaccines yet, certainly you want to look into this happening by the time they 8 weeks of age.
Typically if puppies are going to come down with parvo, it happens within 14 days of exposure. Most often within the first week. They can develop it at any time, however, so using the instructions above for disinfecting your home will be the most useful.
You can begin using the bleach solution now. 14 additional days will tell you if the puppies who were exposed will develop parvo from the original puppy's exposure. However, parvo will be in the environment so they can truly develop parvo at any time from this point forward. Thus, staying up to date on vaccinations is the best prevention.Typically 5 days after their symptoms have resolved the virus is no longer being shed in the stool. This necessitates picking the stool up as its deposited and continuing efforts to clean daily with the bleach solution.
That's correct. The more often you clean and pick up stool the better off your chances will be that none of the other puppies will come down with parvo.
It sounds like you're in the right mind set to get the job done. If I can help further, please let me know.
The signs will be no different than what you saw before. Lethargy, vomiting, diarrhea, avoidance of food and/or water, etc.