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You recently had an Ask Fish and Game piece that mentioned dead kokanee and dogs. I have heard that salmon carry something that can kill dogs; is that true?


You heard something dog owners should know. Salmon, including kokanee and maybe rainbow trout, can carry a parasite that is potentially fatal to our four-legged friends. Best advice is to not allow your dog or cat to eat raw salmon, salmon guts or waste from the processing of salmonid fish.