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Our Response to Michigan Dog Illness

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To Our Valued Clients,

We are committed to the care & comfort of your family members. An important part of this process is the education and updates regarding illnesses that may impact your dog.

To date, the results from the additional testing facilitated by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) and completed by the Michigan State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (MSU VDL) have revealed the illness impacting dogs in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula to be canine parvovirus. The affected dogs did not have a history of complete vaccination and were younger dogs.

The discovery of these cases should not cause dog owners to drastically change how they care for their pets or where they plan to travel. If dogs are fully vaccinated against canine parvovirus, they are protected against severe illness, but it is important to always consult with your veterinarian.

All American Pet Resorts requires up to date vaccinations and vaccination records from your Veterinarian prior to your dog staying with us.

Please review our website for current policies & procedures at:

Our resort has not been affected by the virus at this time. We will continue to practice our standard rigorous cleaning procedures to maintain a healthy, pet-friendly environment.

In addition to our cleaning procedures, we use UV light HVAC systems which have been proven to reduce and eliminate airborne mold, viruses, bacteria, and other harmful microorganisms.

We will stay vigilant and keep you posted as this situation develops and updates are warranted. Thank you for trusting us with the care of your pets.

Noted below is a link to the article from MDARD.

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