Q. Can a dog be born with parasites? He's 5 mo. And has had diarrhea since 8 wks when I got him. Will they go away!? Vet diag giardia & cocci again!

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A. No, your dog was not born with parasites but he could have picked them up from his mum when he was little. He should have a stool sample tested for presence of Giardia and Cocci one the course of antibiotics are finished. The prognosis for full recovery in young and healthy dog are generally good.

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