Blue-Green Algae: What to look for

Blue-green algae

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — We'd do anything for our dogs. That's why it's tough hear about a string of dog deaths , particularly in the south because of blue-green algae. Dogs are consuming the toxin, getting sick and dying. The dangers of dogs and ...

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Where Have Dogs Died from Blue-Green Algae Water? List & Maps

4 days ago by Heavy.com

A number of dogs have tragically died after being exposed to toxic blue-green algae while swimming in lakes and other bodies of water around the country. Here's a list of where these deaths have occurred in the summer of 2019. Please note that not every ...

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Where Have Dogs Died from Blue-Green Algae Water? List & Maps

Blue-green algae: 3 tips from a vet to keep your pet safe

4 days ago by 11Alive.com WXIA

ATLANTA — Multiple reports of dogs dying after coming into contact with blue green algae across the country have pet owners concerned. From a case in Wilmington, North Carolina, where three dogs died from toxic blue green algae, according to a vet, to a ...

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Blue-green algae: 3 tips from a vet to keep your pet safe

How to keep your pets safe from harmful blue-green algae

4 days ago by ABC10.com KXTV

SACRAMENTO, California — A handful of dogs have died after being exposed to toxic blue-green algae in southern states like Texas, Georgia and North Carolina. In 2015, a dog reportedly died from swimming at Sand Cove Park and was believed to be ...

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How to keep your pets safe from harmful blue-green algae

Everything you need to know about blue-green algae

4 days ago by WTMJ-TV

Can blue-green algae make me sick? Yes, it is possible for blue-green algae to cause illness. Blue-green algae are capable of producing several different toxins. People may be exposed to these toxins through contact with the skin (e.g., when swimming), ...

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Everything you need to know about blue-green algae

Toxic blue-green algae can poison your dog

4 days ago by Valley News Live

Gruchow says blue-green algae can pop up in any body of water. That's why it's so important to check the water before you or your dog get in. "It can cause anything from vomiting, diarrhea, to stiffness, to seizures, and then of course death," Gruchow said.

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Toxic blue-green algae can poison your dog

UT microbiologist says toxic blue-green algae is not in Tennessee

4 days ago by WBIR.com

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The toxic blue-green algae found in bodies of water around the world is not in East Tennessee waters, according to experts. Steven Wilhelm, who runs a molecular ecology lab through the University of Tennessee, said there are small ...

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UT microbiologist says toxic blue-green algae is not in Tennessee

What you need to know about the toxic blue-green algae that's killing dogs

4 days ago by Today.com

Temperatures soared to 96 degrees in Wilmington, North Carolina on Thursday. So, Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz gathered up their dogs Abby, Harpo and Izzy and headed to a nearby pond for a swim. Hours later, all three pups were dead.

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What you need to know about the toxic blue-green algae that's killing dogs

Algae Can Poison Your Dog

5 days ago by The New York Times

Dog owners have reported this summer that their pets became fatally ill after swimming in freshwater lakes and ponds, apparently after ingesting water laden with toxic blue-green algae. Intense blooms have led to swimming bans from lakes in the Pacific ...

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Algae Can Poison Your Dog

How Blue-Green Algae Can Kill a Dog in Just Hours

5 days ago by Inside Edition

Three women have been left inconsolable over the sudden and shocking deaths of their beloved pets. Ollie, Harper and Koda were healthy dogs in the prime of their lives when they each separately visited Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas, for a day of frolicking ...

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How Blue-Green Algae Can Kill a Dog in Just Hours

3 dogs die hours after playing in pond filled with toxic algae

5 days ago by CBS News

"At 12:08 a.m., our dogs crossed the rainbow bridge together," Martin said. "They contracted blue-green algae poisoning and there was nothing they could do. We are gutted. I wish I could do today over. I would give anything to have one more day with them." ...

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3 dogs die hours after playing in pond filled with toxic algae

Three dogs played in a pond. Toxic algae killed them.

5 days ago by Washington Post

But unbeknown to the dogs and their owners, the relentless August sun had also made the pond a bathtub of toxins. A poisonous microscopic bacteria called blue-green algae had grown in the water, a threat Martin and Mintz did not know about until it was ...

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Three dogs played in a pond. Toxic algae killed them.

Three dogs die hours after playing in pond filled with toxic algae

5 days ago by CBS News

"At 12:08 a.m., our dogs crossed the rainbow bridge together," Martin said. "They contracted blue-green algae poisoning and there was nothing they could do. We are gutted. I wish I could do today over. I would give anything to have one more day with them." ...

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Three dogs die hours after playing in pond filled with toxic algae

3 dogs die after swimming in NC pond with blue-green algae

5 days ago by BlueRidgeNow.com

WILMINGTON — A North Carolina dog owner wants to raise awareness after her three pets died following a swim in a pond which contained blue-green algae. News outlets report Melissa Martin took her west highland white terriers to the pond last Thursday.

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Blue-green algae: Why it's so deadly to dogs, and how you can keep your pet safe

5 days ago by 11Alive.com WXIA

In general, if parts of the water appear to be thick and mucky, there's a chance it's because of blue-green algae. It's highly toxic to dogs and other animals: The more obvious symptoms include sudden vomiting, diarrhea and seizures. Dogs who've ingested the ...

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Blue-green algae: Why it's so deadly to dogs, and how you can keep your pet safe

Dogs die hours after playing in pond with toxic blue-green algae

5 days ago by KSNT News

WILMINGTON, NC (CNN) — Two dog owners in North Carolina are devastated and warning others after their three dogs died within hours of exposure to blue-green algae. According to WECT, Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz took the dogs to a pond in ...

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Dogs die hours after playing in pond with toxic blue-green algae

Blue-Green Algae Bloom Closes Ponds In Newport, Portsmouth

5 days ago by Patch.com

NEWPORT, RI — Officials are advising to stay out of the water at seven lakes, ponds or reservoirs in the state due to risks from blue-green algae. The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management issued the warning ...

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Blue-Green Algae Bloom Closes Ponds In Newport, Portsmouth

Blue-green algae risk in seven RI lakes, ponds

5 days ago by Turn to 10

Health officials said coming in contact with water containing blue-green algae cause skin irritation. Swallowing it can cause stomach ache, diarrhea, vomiting and nausea. Dizziness, headache, fever, liver damage, and nervous system damage are more ...

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Blue-green algae risk in seven RI lakes, ponds

3 Dogs Die After Swimming In Pond With Blue-Green Algae

5 days ago by CBS Denver

(CNN) — A doggy play date in a North Carolina pond turned tragic after three pups died from toxic algae. Now, their owners say they hope their loss will educate fellow dog lovers about the dangerous blooms. Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz took their ...

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3 Dogs Die After Swimming In Pond With Blue-Green Algae

3 dogs die after exposure to toxic blue-green algae in pond: What to know

5 days ago by AL.com

“They contracted blue green algae poisoning and there was nothing they could do. We are gutted. I wish I could do today over.” Martin has launched a GoFundMe to raise money to construct signs at bodies of water warning about the deadly bacteria.

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3 dogs die after exposure to toxic blue-green algae in pond: What to know

How to spot the toxic algae that's killing dogs in the Southeast

5 days ago by CNN

Algae occurs naturally in water, but the blue-green variety are considered Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs). Blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, are "primitive," photosynthetic organisms that can feed off the sun to make their own energy and release ...

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How to spot the toxic algae that's killing dogs in the Southeast

NC woman warns about blue-green algae after 3 dogs die hours after exposure

5 days ago by 13newsnow.com WVEC

WILMINGTON, N.C. — A North Carolina woman is devastated after her three dogs suddenly died after an afternoon of playing in and around water. Now she wants to warn other dog owners about the potential dangers in our own backyards. Melissa Martin ...

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NC woman warns about blue-green algae after 3 dogs die hours after exposure

3 dogs die hours after being exposed to toxic blue-green algae while playing in pond

5 days ago by NBC4 WCMH-TV

WILMINGTON, NC (CNN) — Two dog owners in North Carolina are devastated and warning others after their three dogs died within hours of exposure to blue-green alga. According to WECT, Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz took the dogs to a pond in ...

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3 dogs die hours after being exposed to toxic blue-green algae while playing in pond

Woman's puppy playdate ends with 3 dogs dead from toxic algae

5 days ago by Globalnews.ca

Blue-green algae is not always visible, but it usually smells like freshly-cut grass or rotting garbage, according to information on the Ontario government's website. Only some species of the algae produce deadly toxins, but it's impossible to tell just from looking ...

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Woman's puppy playdate ends with 3 dogs dead from toxic algae

North Carolina woman's dogs die from toxic blue-green algae hours after play date

5 days ago by whnt.com

A doggy playdate in a North Carolina pond turned tragic after three pups died from toxic algae. Now, their owners say they hope their loss will educate fellow dog lovers about the dangerous blooms. Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz took their beloved dogs ...

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North Carolina woman's dogs die from toxic blue-green algae hours after play date