How To: Prevent and treat Giardia in pets

Prevent and treat Giardia in pets

Giardia -- ever hear of it? Probably not, but you'd more than likely be surprised to know that it is the most common nonbacterial cause of diarrhea in the United States. Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to prevent and treat giardia in pets with this video tutorial.

Giardia is a protozoan parasite that can infect people as well as pets. Learn how pets get exposed to Giardia, symptoms, & treatments. Giardia a one-celled microscopic parasite that is found in soil, food, water, or surfaces that have been contaminated with the feces from infected humans or animals. Transmission can occur by accidentally swallowing the parasite. When this parasite produces a diarrheal disease in animals, it is called Giardiasis.

VetVid's videos assist pet owners in making informed decisions on healthcare issues for their animals. Their veterinary advice is for consumers around the world! But... this information is not meant to replace the advice of your regular veterinarian.

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