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

Just a few days ago The Dog Park in Edmond was temporarily closed due to the presence of blue-green algae. This toxic material has been responsible for killing dogs around the country, so it’s a very serious concern for animals and humans. Keep reading below for more details and precautions you should take.

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Edmond Dog Park Address: East 33rd Street & Rankin Terrace, Edmond, OK, 73013

Instead of taking the dogs to ponds and lakes, consider taking them hiking on one of Oklahoma’s beautiful trails. Click here to check out nine gorgeous hikes…all under three miles. Just remember to bring plenty of water for you and your pets, as not all trails have water stations.