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can children get sick from a dog that has parvo

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can children get sick from a dog that has parvo
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Joan replied 9 years ago.


Parvo is not a zoonotic, in other words it cannot be transfered to humans or other species of animals other than dogs. Your children will be fine if they are near a Dog with Parvo. You do need to be careful of bringing the Parvo to another dog. Joan