Blue-Green Algae and Dogs - What you need to know.
There's a lot more water round at the moment, ponds and pools are larger. It's even more important to know about, and be careful of, blue-green algae
Blue-green algae, despite its name, it not algae but organisms that clump together in water to create a surface scum. It's very dangerous for dogs. Toxins from blue-green algae can affect a dog's liver function, can compromise its long-term health, even cause death.
Symptoms of blue-green algae poisoning
- Breathing difficulties
- Seizures and fitting