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ecoli in dogs

April 13th, 2002, 11:40 PM
I came across an article on a web site that mentioned breifly that ecoli could be transmitted to dogs through cat feces. Last year we had 9 dogs die in 2 weeks. It was all very sudden. I thought somehow they had been poisoned maybe. At the time we emptied our cat boxes in the yard. Since that time we have not done so. Is it a valid fact that cat feces could cause ecoli in dogs?