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Free puppies may come with risk

CHILLICOTHE, MO — Several outbreaks of canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV2, or “Parvo”) have been detected among some dogs here in the past couple of months. Although the virus is more prevalent during the summertime, a mild 2012 fall season seems to be a contributing factor in the increase in outbreaks. Lesley Patek of the Livingston County Humane Society points to the exchange of free puppies to unwitting recipients as

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