It’s nice to be able to let the dogs play in the pool, let them cool down and wash dirt into the pool. Is it bad to let pets into the pool? Should I treat my pool if I let the dogs swim?

“An average sized dog is equal to 50 swimmers in the pool.”

Thus, dogs add a large bio-load to the pool water. What is bio-load? In simple terms, it is all the waste that is added or contained in the pool water. A  dog will bring fecal matter into the pool water, along with insects, body oils, dirt.

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Dog hair is harder on a filter system. It contributes to your filter having more contaminants that could reduce your filtration rate through the filter.

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