Health and Nutrition


Coccidia are microscopic parasites that live within cells of the intestinal lining causing diarrhea in puppies and occasionally, adult dogs. Because they live in the intestinal tract, coccidia is commonly mistaken for worms.


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Note: This section of the Canada’s Guide to Dogs website is intended as a source of information only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional care. Always consult with your Veterinarian about health related matters.

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