An acute, often fatal infectious disease of domestic dogs, wild canids, and certain other animals, caused by a morbillivirus and characterized by fever, lethargy, vomiting, coughing, discharge from the eyes and nose, and often neurological symptoms.
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Canine-distemper Sentence Examples
This leaves a gray zone of serologic testing for the core vaccines of canine distemper and canine parvovirus as well as canine adenovirus.
This group includes canine distemper which infects carnivores, rinderpest which is a disease of artiodactyls and the human measles virus.
In fact, Fromm introduced the first canine distemper vaccine in the 1930's.