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

Cyanobacteria (aka blue-green algae) blooms have been reported at three lakes and one river, and you’ll want to keep your dog far away from them right now. One dog in Oregon has already died from exposure to this deadly toxic algae.

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For more information about toxic blue-green algae and the alerts in place, visit the Oregon Health Authority’s website. Have you seen this algae in other places around the state? Let our readers know in the comments!