What Should You Know About Canine Distemper Vaccine (CDV)?
Canine Distemper is a worldwide, contagious, viral disease that’s incurable and often fatal. It was once the leading cause of death in puppies but since the introduction of a vaccine in the 1960s is no longer commonly seen.
Puppies between the age of 3 and 6 months are the most vulnerable because the immunity they receive from their mom at birth is lessening and their own immune system has not fully strengthened.
The virus is closely related to the human measles virus. It targets the respiratory system, gastrointestinal tract and often …