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A Primer On Coccidia Infection: Does My Dog Have Coccidiosis?

A Primer On Coccidia Infection: Does My Dog Have Coccidiosis?

Coccidiosis is an infection of the intestinal tract in dogs. Coccidia are single-cell parasites—protozoa.   At least four different “species” of coccidia can infect dogs. In most cases, the infected dogs show no apparent symptoms. However, if your dog gets sick, they most likely contracted Isospora canis. Coccidia life-cycle Dogs contract the parasite by contact with contaminated poop containing immature forms…

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