Canine adenovirus type 2 (CAV-2) is related to the hepatitis virus, canine adenovirus type 1 (CAV-1). CAV-2 is used in vaccines to provide protection against canine infectious hepatitis.
Canine parainfluenza virus is a highly contagious viral lung infection and one of the most common contributing causes of Kennel cough (infectious tracheobronchitis)
CDV is not contagious to humans, humans are safe.
There are many symptoms of canine distemper, such as fever, anorexia, convulsions, etc.
Dogs with canine distemper can usually be detected in about 5 days.
Vaccines are not 100% effective, and dogs can still get distemper if they are vaccinated.
It is impossible to know whether or not your dog will survive distemper but offering them aggressive medical care is the best way to give them a chance at survival.
Once you have recognized the symptoms in your dog, contact your vet immediately, and separate your sick dog from other pets. When treating your dog, make sure your dog is hydrated. If your dog refuses to drink, you might have to offer them water with a syringe.
Veterinarians sometimes use the Canine Distemper Virus Antigen Test to detect canine distemper.
Proper vaccination for distemper is crucial—it’s the best way to prevent this serious disease.