Frequently Asked Questions

**These answers are the opinions of the staff of Amber technology and are not intended to replace professional diagnosis or treatment.**


What should I feed my puppy as he recovers from Parvo?

Parvo can be very hard on a young dog and we know it's difficult to see them so sick. Remember that your puppy hasn't eaten for a while so start him out on baby food first (peas, carrots, soft meat etc) then gradually add his regular dog food to it. It will be easier on his little tummy if you do it this way.


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Is PARVAID safe for human consumption?

As for PARVAID being safe for human consumption, it's my recipe for stomach flue. I have been giving PARVAID to our children for several years. It can be taken every 15 min. If nausea is very bad put 10 to 15 drops under the tongue. This may sting because of the alcohol but the longer it's left there the better. Swallow after 2 min.

Also, eat mild food that is easy to digest such as rice instead of wheat. Oatmeal is also very good on an upset stomach and soup is always good. I'm not a Dr. so this is just my opinion, but that is how I treat my children when they have the flu.


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How can I tell if my dog is dehydrated?

Check his gums. If they are light pink or white then you need to get fluids into him. Another way to tell is by pinching the skin. If it does not go back down then you know he needs fluids.


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My dog has all the symptoms of Parvo but the test is negative. She also has green muck coming from her eyes.

Go to the store and buy some peppermint tea and a bottle of golden seal. Make the tea in 1/2 cup of water and add two capsules of golden seal. Let this sit for 10-15 min. then give your puppy 2 teaspoons full then wait 15 min. Give it again and then every hour after that. A capsule of Vitamin A should help the green gunk in her eyes.


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My son has Fifth Disease. Can he infect our dogs?

According to our sources, (Vets), the human parvo virus is not transferable to your dogs just as the canine parvo virus is not transferable to humans so your dogs should be ok.


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I would like to know if Parvaid is safe to use on our nine year old dog who has had diarrhea due to the chemo treatments she started this past Monday for Lymphosarcoma?

The vomiting and diarrhea is caused by the parvo virus invading the intestinal tract. The antimicrobials in PARVAID kill the virus. The diarrhea caused by chemo-therapy is caused by an absence of good bacteria in the intestines. PARVAID can't replace that bacteria. If you could get her to eat some yogurt it would help to regrow some of that bacteria. Chamomile tea is also soothing to the intestinal tract and will help alleviate some of the cramps.


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What is the success rate for Parvo?

We have an 85% success rate.


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What is the best way to give Parvaid to my dog?

Use a syringe and lift the dogs’ upper lip and shoot it between the back teeth.


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My dog is still vomiting after 4 hours of Parvaid doses. What can I do?

The most common reason would be dehydration. There are three ways to deal with this. First you can take the dog to a vet and have it put on an IV. Second, you can get subquetaneous fluid injections from your vet. Third, if the other two ways are not an option then you can do an enema using the same amount of Parvaid and Pedialyte as you give by mouth. The directions for this are on our web page under “Using Parvaid”. You can do the enema every 2 hours. If your dog is still vomiting after another 4 hours then you can try a little Pepto Bismal.


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My dog still has diarrhea after 4 hours on Parvaid. Is there anything else I can do?

Give Parvaid or the tea recipe as an enema. Use the same amount of tea as you give him by mouth. You can do the enema every 2 hours but do not stop giving Parvaid by mouth.


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If my dog is taking Parvaid why does he need to be on an antibiotic?

Parvo is a virus and antibiotics won’t kill a virus but because of the nature of parvo, it takes the immune system down to nothing, anything present in the body can flourish. So if your dog is harboring any other illness he will come down with it as a complication. It also prevents diseases such as pneumonia and meningitis. (vibactra plus)


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My dog has blood in his stool. What can I do?

If your dog has been on Parvaid or the tea recipe for four hours the blood should be noticeably less. If it isn’t this works quite well. Take 2 tsp. of Yarrow and make a tea with 1 cup of Pedialyte. Give it as an enema alternating every 2 hours with an enema using Parvaid or the tea recipe until the bleeding has stopped. Sometimes the virus will eat through and artery or a vein and the dog will bleed out but that doesn’t happen too often especially if the disease is caught early.


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We have other dogs that have been exposed to parvo. Is there anything I can do for them?

Parvo works very well as a preventative once your dog has been exposed. Use the recommended dosage for your dogs weight and give it to them 4 times a day for 5 days.


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My dog is on an IV. Do I still need to mix Parvaid with Pedialyte?

No. We use Pedialyte to keep your dog from becoming dehydrated. If your dog is on an IV or getting fluids from subquetaneous injections you can give him the drops directly into his mouth.


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How long will my dog be sick?

Parvo runs its course in 5 days. If your dog survives through the fifth day he will usually be ok. Sometimes it takes a couple more days for your dogs’appetite to return. Sometimes you can stimulate it by letting your dog lick a little honey off of your fingers.


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Will Parvaid interfere with vet treatment?

No. In fact Parvaid works very well with everything your vet will do for your dog.


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Can I get Parvo from my dog?

Humans and most animals have a form of parvo that affects them but the virus does not cross species, so you can’t ‘catch’ it from your dog.


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Will my vet use Parvaid?

Most vets are not allowed to use anything but the prescribed treatment but if you take it to your vet and ask him to use it on your dog most vets will follow your wishes. Sometimes you will get one that is a little hard nosed. If you do, you have two options. You can follow his suggestions or you can find another vet.


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Will Parvaid kill worms or coccidian?

No. Parvaid won’t kill parasites.


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If I give Parvaid to my dog and he doesn’t need it will it hurt him?

No.


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What if I accidentally overdose my dog on Parvaid. Will it hurt him”

No. If the dog is very small you may need to give him a little sugar water. The golden seal in the formula can suppress pancreatic function in very small animals. ( under 4 lbs.)


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If my child drinks some of this will it hurt them?

No. If your child drinks a lot of it you may want to give him/her something sweet.


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My dog has parvo. I have other dogs in the house. Should I get them vaccinated?

No. It takes 7 days for parvo to incubate and 15 days for the vaccine to take effect. In the mean time the vaccinations will take the immune system down to nothing leaving the dog with nothing to fight the virus with.


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