Giardia and other intestinal bugs in dogs
Giardia, coccidia, and others can cause diarrhea in dogs and puppies
Pet diarrhea can have many causes, including tiny, single-celled parasites that latch onto the lining of their intestines. If your dog has severe and watery diarrhea, or diarrhea with weight loss, please see the vet ASAP. We’re here with love, health, and treatments that can help your BFF.
Coccidiosis, or coccidia, is a parasitic disease that can cause severe diarrhea, blood loss, and dehydration. It can be life-threatening in puppies, and vulnerable adult dogs — so if you spot these symptoms, don’t wait to see the vet.Download more about coccidiosis
A hardy, hard-to-kill parasite, giardia is usually spread via contaminated water. Symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, lethargy, and weight loss — all danger signs that need swift veterinary attention.Download more about giardia
Hookworms, tapeworms, whipworms, roundworms and other ascarids can cause digestive upset, plus other problems. Definitely see your vet if you spot worms in pet poop, puke, or under tails.What to know about worms
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