Is it OK for dogs to drink lake water?

Bring fresh water for your dog. Yes, your dog will want to drink lake or river water but heโ€™s safer drinking water that you bring from home. Youโ€™ll not only reduce his risk of running into potentially bad bacteria and parasites like giardia but also reduce the chance of minor tummy troubles. Can a dog …

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Can dogs get sick from lake water?

A: Yes, it is possible for dogs to get intestinal diseases from lake and river water, as many parasites happily live there! Both giardia and crypto-sporidia are transmitted by ingesting water infected by animal feces. What happens if my dog drinks lake water? Giardia can be transmitted from dog to dog through licking, but the …

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Frequent question: Is it safe to let my dog swim in a lake?

Avoid lakes with algae on the surface, as this can be toxic, causing ear/eye irritation and GI upset. Watch the shore for hazardous debris, and steer clear of any water that appears stagnant, dirty, or contains debris or trash. Itโ€™s a must to put a life jacket on your dog while boating or swimming in …

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Can dogs go to Jenny Lake?

Jenny Lake Campground is pet friendly! Dogs of any size are welcome for no additional fee. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Can you swim in Jenny Lake? Jenny Lake Swimming is prohibited along the northwestern corner of the lake near the ferry. Where are dogs allowed in Yellowstone? Pets are allowed in public …

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