Giardia is a simple, single-celled parasite that can cause illness and diarrhoea in both animals and humans, known as giardiasis. Giardiasis can result in diarrhoea, vomiting, weight loss, watery stools and can be dangerous for dogs, cats and humans who are immune compromised.

It is wise to test for giardia if you have

  • Young puppies and kittens
  • Older dogs and cats
  • Dogs or cats undergoing treatment which lowers their immunity
  • Or if you or a family member has HIV/AIDS, cancer, is undergoing chemotherapy or has other illness which compromises the immune system

Signs giardia may be present

  • weight loss
  • diarrhoea
  • mucus in the faeces
  • a soft, watery poo

Because giardia is spread through faeces, we recommend testing dogs and cats every 2-3 months. Please read our blog for a more comprehensive explanation, including symptoms, treatments and more about the test.

This is a home testing kit

  • Simple and easy to do with full instructions
  • Get the results in 5-10 minutes
  • It's a standard veterinary test
  • Take it with you to the vet if you get a positive resultNo need to post to the lab

What's in the kit?

  • Full instructions
  • Gloves
  • A rapid test cassette
  • Pipette
  • Buffer

How does it work?

  • Collect a sample of your dog's faeces
  • Place the swab containing the faeces into the buffer tube and stir thoroughly
  • Open the cassette and position it on a flat, clean surface
  • Use the pipette to collect a sample of the buffer/specimen
  • Drip 4 drops of the mixture into the specimen well on the cassette. Start the timer
  • Results are read between 10-15 mins.

Free delivery

We offer free delivery, via Royal Mail, on all orders on a 2-3 day delivery time to anywhere in the United Kingdom.

Next day delivery

Orders for next day delivery are £8, come via Royal Mail Special Delivery and must be placed by 1.00pm latest.

Important note if you select Next Day Delivery

In order to receive them in 24 hours next day deliveries can only be sent out on business days, ie. Monday to Thursday (excluding bank and public holidays). Orders need to be placed by 1.00pm to get on in the post for next day delivery. You are welcome to order on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays but these cannot be dispatched until the following Monday for delivery on Tuesday (or the day after if it’s a public holiday).

For example: order on a Friday and your parcel will be sent out on Monday for delivery on Tuesday. If you order on a public holiday your order will be sent out on the next working day, Tuesday for delivery on Wednesday.

Do you deliver outside the United Kingdom?

Due to the nature of our products and their need to be tested as soon as possible we can only deliver to the United Kingdom.

Average Rating (8 Reviews):  
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Giardia worm test
Monday, 27 June 2022  | 

Found this very easy to use and quick too, very reassuring to find it was negative!

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Great but complicated
Wednesday, 18 May 2022  | 

Message to the lab business - not a review:
I think these products are great and would recommend 100% in order to avoid unnecessary worming for dogs.
Only issue - hence the 4 star not 5 is the complexity of the instructions. It used to come with straight-forward short directions - the new updated packaging made it hard work - an A4 (badly) photocopied sheet of small print that was clearly written for a vet or lab tech person and not an average punter like myself. Process leaflet needs some simplifying in plain English please

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Hello Wendy

You have a good point. This is the information we get with the kits and we've decided to reformat them for as you put it the 'average punter' like you and me.

Watch this space and thanks again

Simple to use, rapid results, quick peace of mind
Monday, 25 April 2022  | 

The test came with very clear instructions. It was simple to use and the results appeared within 20minutes. Great peace of mind when re-testing a puppy to see if they are now clear of infection. Perfect home test when you know what you are looking for.

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Hi Lesley, thank you for your review.
So great to hear you found the Giardia test so easy to use.

Monday, 24 January 2022  | 

Really reassuring to have an answer one way or the other. I would recommend watching the video on facebook to be sure you know exactly how to carry out the test. Easy to use once you have.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful.


Thanks, Zoe,

We have a 'how to' video on the giardia product page here now after your feedback. Thanks very much.

Giardia Antigen test
Wednesday, 19 January 2022  | 

Easy to use. Reassurance provided that Giardia had not returned and just a normal upset tummy for my dog.


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Not yet used
Wednesday, 19 January 2022  | 

Not yet used kit - took a while to arrive even by second class postage - instructions look clear although the print was faint and not easy to read and the diagrams were both faint and too small to read. But I'm sure I'll get the idea!


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Thank you for your feedback, Karen. I will be looking at the layout of the instructions and diagram of the test now you've said that. Watch this space!

Wednesday, 5 January 2022  | 

Excellent easy to use highly recommended what a great company


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Best giardia test dog
Monday, 18 October 2021  | 

I used this giardia test kit on my puppy, it was simple and really easy to use, results came back in 5 mins. So no anxious wait or delay


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