Pet pooped in pool

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scubadiva

Pet pooped in pool

Postby scubadiva » Tue 23 Aug, 2011 22:30

Help, my old dog got in pool and pooped. What do I do now?


TSH Tech

Pet pooped in pool

Postby TSH Tech » Thu 25 Aug, 2011 01:00

If the pet is in healthy condition, the easiest way is to shock the pool to a high reading of chlorine level, then let the chlorine level come down to a safe level on its own in a few days. Absolutely no swimming until then.

You say the pet is old, and if the pet is sick, has a disease, play it safe, drain the pool and if you have a plaster finish, get the surface sanitized with chlorine. Don't take shortcuts with disease, it must be killed thoroughly.

The CDC has a PDF sheet on 'poo in the pool' for more information.
http://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/pdf/swi ... ations.pdf
poorpoolguy
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Pet pooped in pool

Postby poorpoolguy » Tue 13 Sep, 2011 14:12

get a pool enclosure to prevent your pet go into the pool again. try it now.

the site mention somewhere on the site that the pool enclosure system will prevent dog or cat go into the pool.

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