Puppies Infected with Distemper Sold at DG Store
Puppies with distemper linked to Happiness is Pets locations in DG, Naperville
According to the Humane Society, one of the puppies is still under a veterinarian's care and the other puppy has since died.
Canine Distemper is a contagious viral infection with puppies 16 weeks or younger most susceptible. Anyone who has purchased puppies from Happiness is Pets in the last two months is encouraged to inspect their puppies for signs of illness. According to HSUS, symptoms may include fever, loss of appetite, eye and nasal discharge, or respiratory distress and diarrhea.
Calls to Happiness is Pets in Downers Grove were unreturned.
To see the full Humane Society of United States release, click here.
To read more about Canine Distemper, including more symptoms, click here.
To watch a short ABC7 blurb on the subject, click here.
To visit the Happiness is Pets website, click here.