Feline panleukopenia

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    were injected with penicillin. These survived but the untreated ones died. Florey said, “It looks like a miracle” (SpeakofResearch). Penicillin is one of the major medicines used to cure countless sicknesses this would not have been made possible without the help of animals. Animal research hasn 't benefited humans alone. Animals also have improved healthcare and a longer lifespan. Cats now have a treatment for Feline Leukemia (Pro-Test). Breakthrough’s to profit the life of animals though animal testing has in return made for overall healthier house pets. It 's obvious that animal research doles all living species and that we are all able to live longer, healthier, happier lives because of it (Pro-Test). An example of animal testing benefiting animals is, “In 1978, there was a sudden, worldwide outbreak of a virus among dogs which caused vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration and, frequently, death. Researchers soon discovered that this disease, called canine parvovirus, was similar to the feline panleukopenia virus. Since a vaccine was already available for the feline panleukopenia virus, a vaccine for parvovirus was developed, tested, and made available for distribution within a year. Now recognized as one of the most significant success stories of modern veterinary science, the parvovirus vaccine checked the spread of the disease among adult dogs in the United States almost immediately (Benefits of Animal Research).” Parvo is a disease that takes the lives of puppies every day,…

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    Canine Parvovirus Bleach is the new holy water according to Susan C. Kahler. The canine parvovirus is a highly contagious diseases in canines, and it can be easily killed with bleach. The virus was found fairly recently, it has a long process to get an animal sick, and it has a few symptoms with effective cures. The canine parvovirus was found not too long ago, and it has a unique structure. The virus was originally found in Europe in 1976, and then spread it undetected worldwide by…

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    Parvovirus Research Paper

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    These structural sequences are found in the rightward open reading frame of the genome. The virus’s unique capsid structure allows it to effectively bind to and infect feline cells. The capsid of FPV is made up of a large protein (VP1 at 80,000 Daltons) and a smaller protein (VP2 at 60,000 Daltons)(4). While there is a specific genetic sequence that codes from the VP1 protein, VP2 is modified from a precursor protein called VP2’, which is about 4,000 Daltons larger than VP2. Additionally, the…

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    Animal Shelter Essay

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    To start off, each year, 2.7 million animals are euthanized in shelters, that 's 36% of the animals that come into the shelters. Unlike pet stores, who carry a very small amount of animals and do not need to eliminate their population. This happens in shelters because of three big reasons, illness, aggression, and overpopulation. Illness is sometimes inevitable in shelters, no matter how clean the place is it won 't help avoid outbreaks of diseases. Most shelters will say to not put your hands…

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