How do dogs get parvo and distemper?

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Dogs that are infected have severe and often bloody diarrhea and vomiting.

Distemper details—Canine distemper is caused by a virus related to the human measles virus.

It does not live long outside of the body and is contracted when a dog comes into direct contact with another pet's infectious respiratory secretions.

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DHPP is a canine vaccine that prevents distemper, parvovirus, parainfluenza, and two types of adenovirus (hepatitis). Dogs should receive the DHPP vaccine at 8, 12, and 16 weeks, one year later, and then 1 to 3 years after that. Previously, dogs received DHPP yearly afterward.
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Most animals need only what are known as core vaccines: those that protect against the most common and most serious diseases.

In dogs, the core vaccines are distemper, parvovirus, hepatitis and rabies.

In cats, they are panleukopenia, calicivirus, rhinotracheitis (herpesvirus), and rabies as required by law.

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This vaccination also protects against hepatitis (adenovirus), leptospirosis, parvo and parainfluenza, this is known as the 5-way vaccine.

Dogs should receive a vaccination against canine distemper at 6 to 8 weeks, 10 to 12 weeks and 14 to 16 weeks.

A booster shot is provided at 12 months and every three years after.

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DHPP is a canine vaccine that prevents distemper, parvovirus, parainfluenza, and two types of adenovirus (hepatitis). Dogs should receive the DHPP vaccine at 8, 12, and 16 weeks, one year later, and then 1 to 3 years after that. Previously, dogs received DHPP yearly afterward.
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Canine "parvo" is contagious, and can cause severe vomiting and bloody diarrhea. Parvo is usually fatal if untreated. Puppies need a booster 1 year after completing the initial series, then all dogs need a booster every 3 years or more often. Core dog vaccine.
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Dog distemper.

Distemper is an extremely contagious virus.

It kills more dogs than any other infectious disease, and it ruins the health of many others.

dogs with very strong immune systems (there's no way to tell) may fully recover, but others will worsen and may eventually die from the disease.

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The bad news is that distemper-infected dogs can shed the virus for up to several months, putting dogs around them at risk. Dogs are not the only animals that can get distemper. Wild animals like raccoons, foxes, wolves, coyotes, skunks, ferrets, and mink can also get distemper.
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