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Pets and water

Postby Michael Mott » Fri 27 Apr, 2007 23:12

There seems to be no way I can stop my dog dringing from the pool. Is this safe for my dog?



Postby KFS » Tue 29 May, 2007 12:15

Totally not meaning to be snarky but this sounds like a question for your vet.

My gut feeling is "no" since kids and other human type people regularly ingest pool water but I am not a veterinarian and cannot accurately gauge how MUCH pool water your canine might be ingesting.

Good luck!
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Pets and water

Postby XtremelyTropical » Thu 19 Mar, 2009 15:32

No it is not safe. The chemicals can harm the dog and his internal organs. You can definetly call the vet to verify this though.
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Postby Flora27 » Tue 15 May, 2012 02:14

Cats and dogs, the two most common pets, need fresh water and plenty of it. They are very finicky about their water; they like it fresh. The longer the water sits out, the more oxygen it loses. There are also things in water that can cause cancer- just like in humans. Giving a pet filtered water will remove a potentially sickness-causing organism or metal from being ingested. flea treatment

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