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Be aware of this--especially if you live down south...so tragic and the doodle was a very special dog. 

https://www.wect.com/2019/08/09/warning-pet-owners-toxic-algae-kills-three-dogs-matter-hours/?fbclid=IwAR07GGht9s5kdZPETmFt-9AV8BMWbh9jpaLrQVBtwHRoaZ27mTV1SgId7zs

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  • It's not just in the South. It's in Oregon, Vermont, Wisconsin, just about everywhere.

    The actual toxic substance is cyanobacteria, and it's toxic to humans as well as dogs.

    Some good information:
    https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/09/blue-green-algae...

    Blue-Green Algae: Iridescent but Deadly
    With another summer of increasingly ubiquitous cyanobacteria in lakes and rivers, the health and economic costs come into focus.
  • We always need these reminders, especially when you travel with your dogs to unfamiliar places. 

  • We have some lakes in CT closed right now due to blue green algae

  • Thanks Ginny.  They just did a news segment on our local news about this.

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