The Toxic Blue-Green Algae Responsible For Killing Dogs Around The U.S. Has Been Found In Illinois

No one wants to talk about dead dogs, but if you have any canine companion or children, this information is important. There’s a silent killer that may be hiding in your lakes, rivers, and ponds, and it’s a blue-green algae you definitely don’t want to mess with. Scroll on for more details.

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If you’ve spotted this blue-green algae, share which places you’ve seen it with us below in the comments.