No distemper cases have been found at the Horry County Animal Care Center, Operations Manager Kelly Bonome said on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. But, she added, the center is taking precautions after cases have been reported in the region. The viral disease presents with a fever, coughing, eye discharge, nervous twitching and low energy. It has a high mortality rate, but some animals can be treated. Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com
No distemper cases have been found at the Horry County Animal Care Center, Operations Manager Kelly Bonome said on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. But, she added, the center is taking precautions after cases have been reported in the region. The viral disease presents with a fever, coughing, eye discharge, nervous twitching and low energy. It has a high mortality rate, but some animals can be treated. Janet Blackmon Morgan jblackmon@thesunnews.com

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