Below is some simple information on Giardia. Please read the article from the AKC webiste and speak with your vet for more information about Giardia.
What is Giardia?
It is a single celled parasite that lives inside the intestines of mammals and other animals.
How does it Spread?
Your dog must ingest the contaminated items(items contacted by fecal matter) in order for the parasite to take hold
Is it communicable?
YES! It is highly communicable and you should keep your dog away from other dogs. Please speak with your vet about how to help prevent the spread of giardia.
The link below goes to the AKC website about Giardia