Chennai: A first of its kind event, Pet Parents Meet-2018 was organised by Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Science University (Tanuvas) in view of creating awareness of most prevalence infectious diseases of pet animals specifically Parvo Viral Enteritis and Canine Distemper to pet owners.
The programme created awareness on various symptoms of disease, transmission and preventive measures for the benefit of pet owners. Dr C.Balachandran, vice-chancellor,(Tanuvas) released the "Technical Fact Sheet" on infectious animal disease and a video film on "Parvo Viral Entrities and Canine DIstemper".
Delivering a special lecture, faculty of Basic Sciences, Madras Veterinary College, said vaccines must be given periodically and while giving the vaccine, they must be healthy. The symptoms include frequent vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy and severe weight loss.