A Toxic Blue-Green Algae Bloom Just Killed A Family Dog In Georgia’s Lake Allatoona
Is your dog at risk from a toxic blue-green algae bloom in Georgia? Before you shake your head and think, “that definitely can’t affect us here,” think again. Just recently a family dog was killed after swimming in Lake Allatoona due to the toxic algae and it’s up to us to spread the word so that this doesn’t happen again. Before you take your pup to the local pond or lake to cool off from the warmer temps, understand what this toxic algae is and how to prevent your dog from getting sick or worse.
Let’s keep our dogs safe, Georgians! Share this with your friends and family to spread the word about this dangerous algae.
Meanwhile, keep Arya’s family, Morgan and Patrick Fleming, in your thoughts after this truly tragic experience.
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