Ok. I see the confusion. I answered a question about a tapeworm.
No the dog can't transmit the worm to owner.
I think I don't have enough typing space to explain what I was saying.
Ppl, can get tapeworms from food. One way tapeworm eggs are transferred is by eating 'fish' that are in polluted waters. By eating meat that the tapeworm has embedded eggs in and the meat not being throughly cooked.
So forgive me for the confusion. Sometimes it is hard to explain on dogster with a limited amount of typing space.
Here is the link that tells you how perhaps you can get a tapeworm