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Washington state dog park closed after illness outbreak

Officials closed a dog park in western Washington state due to a contagious viral illness that causes vomiting and diarrhea in dogs

Published on August 12, 2017 12:21PM

Last changed on August 12, 2017 4:12PM


RENTON, Wash. (AP) Officials closed a dog park in western Washington state due to a contagious viral illness that causes vomiting and diarrhea in dogs.

KING-TV reports (http://kng5.tv/2vxfEIo) that King County officials on Friday closed Cedar River dog park in Renton due to a canine parvovirus outbreak.

Officials say the park will be closed for two weeks so workers can treat surfaces.

Officials say a dog with parvovirus likely visited the park recently.

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Information from: KING-TV, http://www.king5.com/



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