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Canine Herpesvirus: How Canine Herpesvirus Affects Pregnancy

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Canine herpesvirus (CHV) is a widespread viral infection, similar to the herpes virus found in other mammals such as ourselves. Canine herpesvirus has an extremely high prevalence (particularly in Europe), with rough estimates putting the total number of infected dogs anywhere between 40-90%! The virus lies dormant in the nerve cells of an infected dog for the majority of its …

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Can Lysine Treat Cat Influenza?

Cat Influenza (or cat flu) is not an infection by the influenza virus like human flu. Instead, cat flu is the term used to describe a variety of upper respiratory tract diseases. In particular, feline herpesvirus (FHV-1) is one particular virus that causes cat flu. Whilst there are other causes of cat flu, FHV-1 is particularly interesting. Typically, treating viral …

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