Thursday, July 25, 2024

Brunswick County’s animal services closed due to parvo case

According to a release from the sheriff’s office, a recently adopted puppy from the shelter tested positive for canine parvovirus from BCSO Animal Protective Services. (Courtesy Pexels)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — Animal Protective Services in neighboring Brunswick County will be closed until Friday.

According to a release from the sheriff’s office, a recently adopted puppy from the shelter tested positive for canine parvovirus. The a highly contagious virus can impact all dogs, but unvaccinated and younger ones are most at risk.

Due to the case, BCSO Animal Protective Services will be closed Wednesday, July 26th, and Thursday, July 27th, out of caution and safety of other animals.

Staff will be disinfecting, cleaning and doing maintenance during this time. The shelter will reopen Friday, July 28th.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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