Daily Doggie Tip #29

With the weather remaining reasonably warm, ponds and lakes are beginning to bloom with blue green algae. This can cause severe problems for your dog, and can result in death very quickly. I have attached 2 links that help you identify whether or not the algae is present and what the symptoms are of the poisoning. If in doubt about a lake or pond, don’t let your dog swim there.

http://www.petmd.com/blogs/thedailyvet/jlee/2012/may/bluegreen_algae_poisonous_to_dogs

http://www.petpoisonhelpline.com/poison/blue-green-algae/

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