Canine distemper — United States
Tulare County Animal Services is working with several medical programs to contain an outbreak of the canine distemper virus (CDV) at its shelter.
According to animal services officials, CDV was found in dogs and a coyote that came into the shelter between 23 Oct 2019 and 28 Oct 2019. Several cases were discovered after the dogs were sent to partner rescues. Since then, 13 dogs at the shelter have tested positive for the virus.
CDV is a highly contagious disease that is most often spread