Our expert says:
Yes, It is vital to make sure the environment is disinfected with a 1;32 bleach solution ,bedding and toys etc too. The virus is stable in the enviroment for months. It is spread from contaminated faeces via your puppies mouth. If the mother dog is vaccinated the pups will receive maternal immunity . Puppies should be vaccinated from 6-8 w of age then repeated 3-4w weeks and again 3-4 weeks after the second vaccinations. It is highly contagious but can be prevented by vaccination. The chances of picking up the virus once FULLY vaccinated is slim.
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