Animals & Pools
Animals can be great companions, but if allowed in or near your pool, they can sometimes contaminate the water and spread germs that cause disease. It is important to always keep your pool clean and take precautions when animals have been in or near the pool. To learn more about keeping your pool safe from animal contaminants (such as feces), follow the link below.
For information on having pets and staying healthy, visit CDC’s Healthy Pets, Healthy People page.
- Page last reviewed: May 4, 2016
- Page last updated: May 4, 2016
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