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Three dogs die after swimming in pond with blue-green algae

Pet owners across the country are being warned about a potentially deadly toxic algae. Three dogs in North Carolina died last week after swimming in a pond that had blooms of blue-green algae. Anna Werner reports.

blue-green algae - CBS News
5:44am PDT - August 13th, 2019

Charlottesville remembered, drive-thru ban, ketchup karma: News from around our 50 states

Louisiana’s new poet laureate brings unusual credentials, bear lands on deputy’s car in California, and more

blue-green algae - USA Today
3:37am PDT - August 13th, 2019

A Texas girl put a dog in a clothes dryer, turned it on and laughed in viral video. Now she's in trouble

Police in Texas have identified a minor in a viral video who they say is responsible for putting a dog in a clothes dryer and then turning it on.

blue-green algae - USA Today
8:48pm PDT - August 12th, 2019

Heartbroken dog owners mourn the loss of their pets from deadly algae

Blooms of blue-green algae, which can produce toxins fatal to animals, have been connected to dog deaths in Texas, Georgia and North Carolina.

blue-green algae - NBC News
5:01pm PDT - August 12th, 2019

Multiple reports of dogs dying after coming into contact with blue-green algae

Some dog owners say they believe their dogs died after licking their fur, which had been soaked with the toxins of blue-green algae.

blue-green algae - NBC News
3:50pm PDT - August 12th, 2019

Dogs die hours after playing in pond filled with toxic algae

"The hardest thing I have ever done is hold these incredible animals and watch their lives slip away," the dogs' owner said

blue-green algae - CBS News
12:16pm PDT - August 12th, 2019

Three dogs played in a pond. Toxic algae killed them. - The Washington Post

Three dogs played in a pond. Toxic algae killed them. The Washington Post Harpo, Abby and Izzy's owners are now on a mission to warn others of the deadly algae. View full coverage on Google News

blue-green algae - The Washington Post
11:31am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Dogs die in agony in front of distraught owners after swimming in toxic lake

All four dogs survived just minutes after contracting blue-green algae poisoning from swimming in a lake

blue-green algae - Mirror
10:02am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Dogs die in agony in front of distraught owners after swimming in toxic lake

All four dogs survived just minutes after contracting blue-green algae poisoning from swimming in a lake

blue-green algae - Mirror
10:01am PDT - August 12th, 2019

Your dog's poop might be polluting waterways

High levels of canine E. coli have been found in areas of Lake Banook and Lake Micmac, and Halifax is appealing to pet owners to help prevent it from happening.

blue-green algae - CBC News
8:08am PDT - August 11th, 2019

Turtles eat killer pieces of plastic plastic because it often looks like food

University of Exeter researchers found green turtles often mistake strands of green, black or clear plastic as food - in the same way leatherback turtles confuse plastic bags for jellyfish.

blue-green algae - Daily Mail
2:26am PDT - August 9th, 2019

Lake Ainslie algae bloom has spread to parts of Margaree River

Blue-green algae can produce toxins and can be harmful to people and pets. A bloom discovered in Lake Ainslie in Cape Breton last month has spread into parts of the Margaree River.

blue-green algae - CBC News
9:52am PDT - August 8th, 2019

We now know what causes these two shark species to glow green

A previously unknown family of metabolites may also have antimicrobial properties.

blue-green algae - Ars Technica
8:02am PDT - August 8th, 2019

Why Republican Governors Are More Popular

They make fewer promises that they have no way of keeping.

blue-green algae - National Review
7:20am PDT - August 8th, 2019

HRM warns about blue-green algae risk at Sandy Lake in Bedford

The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents to avoid swimming at Sandy Lake in Bedford, N.S., until further notice. People who ingest it could experience rashes, sore throat, sore red eyes, fever and vomiting. Blue-green algae bloom has been linke…

blue-green algae - CBC News
1:32pm PDT - August 7th, 2019

Climate change minister announces $1M in funding for 10 Great Lakes projects

Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna announced $1 million in funding over three years for 10 projects dedicated to supporting the Great Lakes this morning.

blue-green algae - CBC News
12:28pm PDT - August 7th, 2019

Around-the-corner camera, puffin rebound, Tom Petty: News from around our 50 states

Water inside volcano could be sign of explosive new phase in Hawaii, towel trash becomes a problem on South Carolina beach, and more

blue-green algae - USA Today
11:28pm PDT - August 5th, 2019

Moncton issues cyanobacteria advisory for Irishtown Nature Park

The City of Moncton is warning people to stay out of the water at Irishtown Nature Park because of a high concentration of blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, in the water.

blue-green algae - CBC News
10:19am PDT - August 2nd, 2019

The green, green GLOOP of home! London's famous Regent's Canal is taken over by murky ALGAE

London's famous Regent's Canal has been carpeted in toxic green algae from Ealing through to Primrose Hill, after the summer heatwave which has boosted growth of the weed.

blue-green algae - Daily Mail
8:03am PDT - August 2nd, 2019

City rejection of phosphorous reduction plan shows 'embarrassing lack of leadership,' advocate says

Advocates working to improve the health of Lake Winnipeg say they’re frustrated that city officials rejected their proposed solution to the overload of phosphorous flowing out of the north end water treatment plant.

blue-green algae - CBC News
3:00am PDT - August 2nd, 2019

Cool spring, rainy summer means fewer blue-green-algae advisories for Alberta lakes

Less algae has grown this summer, because colder weather has prevented sunlight from reaching lakes, but that might not last long according to UofA biologist Rolf Vinebrooke.

blue-green algae - CBC News
2:29pm PDT - July 30th, 2019

'Watching our lake die': Blue green algae fills Lake Winnipeg beaches

A deadline is looming for the City of Winnipeg to come up with a plan to tackle the excessive amount of phosphorus it's pumping into the lake each day.

blue-green algae - CBC News
7:50pm PDT - July 29th, 2019

Cyanobacteria confirmed as cause of dog's sudden death after swim in St. John River

Cyanobacteria caused the death of a young dog that went swimming in the St. John River earlier this month, the province’s chief veterinarian confirmed.

blue-green algae - CBC News
3:02pm PDT - July 29th, 2019

N.S. issues caution over algae bloom in Lake Ainslie

The Nova Scotia Environment Department has issued a public warning about an algae bloom in Lake Ainslie, Inverness County, that it says could be the blue-green variety, which is toxic to humans and animals.

blue-green algae - CBC News
1:00pm PDT - July 29th, 2019

Province issues blue-green algae advisory for St. John River

The New Brunswick government is issuing a blue-green algae advisory for a 100-kilometre stretch of the St. John River between Fredericton and Woodstock.

blue-green algae - CBC News
12:14pm PDT - July 25th, 2019

RSPCA ARENT GOING TO REMOVE THE SWANS AS THEY SAY THIS IS NORMAL, IF THESE SWANS DIE DUE TO THIS BLUE AND GREEN ALGAE ITS ON YOUR BACK ..... EVERYONE THAT SENDS DONATION TO THEM , I SUGGEST YOU THINK AGAIN .... https://t.co/xjFgwzEsni

OfficialSwanwatchUk (@SwanwatchUk)
1:03am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @BarghestBlack: CW// DOG DEATH PLEASE DO NOT TAKE YOUR DOGS TO ANY STANDING FRESHWATER. We’re currently having a blue green algae epede…

(@4nni6)
12:39am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @EENfi: A Finnish SME is looking for technologies for harvesting seaweed and algae, especially blue-green algae, from the oceans. The co…

EEN Spain (@EEN_spain)
12:38am PDT - August 26th, 2019
A Finnish SME is looking for technologies for harvesting seaweed and algae, especially blue-green algae, from the oceans. The company is looking to use marine biomass as raw-material in their neo-ecology biorefinery plant. #EENCanHelp #FromFinland https://t.co/eDA7Eyz9z1 https://t.co/FwZ3XtfeEo

A Finnish SME is looking for technologies for harvesting seaweed and algae, especially blue-green algae, from the oceans. The company is looking to use marine biomass as raw-material in their neo-ecology biorefinery plant. #EENCanHelp #FromFinland https://t.co/eDA7Eyz9z1 https://t.co/FwZ3XtfeEo

EEN Suomi (@EENfi)
12:29am PDT - August 26th, 2019
GREEN BLUE ALGAE APPEARS ON LAKE OVER NIGHT AT WYCHWOOD GOLF COURSE IN CREWE , WE ARE GETTING THE SWANS REMOVED IMMEDIATELY...... SOME ONE IS RINGING RSPCA... #CHESHIRE https://t.co/19ySu1lGIx

GREEN BLUE ALGAE APPEARS ON LAKE OVER NIGHT AT WYCHWOOD GOLF COURSE IN CREWE , WE ARE GETTING THE SWANS REMOVED IMMEDIATELY...... SOME ONE IS RINGING RSPCA... #CHESHIRE https://t.co/19ySu1lGIx

OfficialSwanwatchUk (@SwanwatchUk)
12:22am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @urbanhorsedoc: “Never let your pets (or children) swim in, play in, or drink discolored, slimy, scummy, or otherwise suspicious water.…

Phosphoria (@phosphoria31)
12:21am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @BarghestBlack: CW// DOG DEATH PLEASE DO NOT TAKE YOUR DOGS TO ANY STANDING FRESHWATER. We’re currently having a blue green algae epede…

Yuliana Fernandez (@yulianafernn)
12:12am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Hall County Sheriff: Blue-green algae ruled out as cause of death for K-9 https://t.co/qf2gAj1huT - 11AliveNews

Channel 1 Atlanta News (@channel1atlanta)
12:08am PDT - August 26th, 2019

#3Novices : Algae That Can Kill Dogs Is Discovered in 3 N.Y.C. Parks The green-blue blooms of toxic algae have been found in Central Park, Morningside Park and Prospect Park. https://t.co/nuSnBJidYv #news For Information Check 3Novices #OnlineMedia

3novices (@3novices)
12:02am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @AScheinthalWSVN: Blue Green Algae spotted along SW 16th Street and 55th Ave in Plantation. No smell and it appears to be pretty minor a…

Phosphoria (@phosphoria31)
11:56pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @TCPalm: Blue-green algae confirmed at Harbortown Marina in Fort Pierce; but no toxins found, DEP says https://t.co/4I3NE0utkK

Phosphoria (@phosphoria31)
11:55pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BarghestBlack: CW// DOG DEATH PLEASE DO NOT TAKE YOUR DOGS TO ANY STANDING FRESHWATER. We’re currently having a blue green algae epede…

‏ً (@t4emint)
10:53pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
Thought of @DracoFaunus while I was out with @CuteMonster09. We saw the most incredible and BEAUTIFUL turtle that had long blue and green moss or algae flowing from the back of its shell. https://t.co/d3DCW691nV

Thought of @DracoFaunus while I was out with @CuteMonster09. We saw the most incredible and BEAUTIFUL turtle that had long blue and green moss or algae flowing from the back of its shell. https://t.co/d3DCW691nV

Talenn (@bitchuchan)
10:47pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BarghestBlack: CW// DOG DEATH PLEASE DO NOT TAKE YOUR DOGS TO ANY STANDING FRESHWATER. We’re currently having a blue green algae epede…

‏ً (@jungdakyungs)
10:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BarghestBlack: CW// DOG DEATH PLEASE DO NOT TAKE YOUR DOGS TO ANY STANDING FRESHWATER. We’re currently having a blue green algae epede…

lor misses mx (@joobabie)
10:35pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @carmenag6: PSA TO PET PARENTS: This Blue-Green Algae is killing dogs like nothing. If you take your dogs to a lake please make sure it’…

dev (@devonthegarcia)
10:34pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BarghestBlack: CW// DOG DEATH PLEASE DO NOT TAKE YOUR DOGS TO ANY STANDING FRESHWATER. We’re currently having a blue green algae epede…

gini (@markoeunz)
10:32pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BarghestBlack: CW// DOG DEATH PLEASE DO NOT TAKE YOUR DOGS TO ANY STANDING FRESHWATER. We’re currently having a blue green algae epede…

Pam Johnson (@oecnct)
10:30pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @WSBT: Much of it is harmless, but some can produce toxic chemicals that cause sickness in people and ESPECIALLY pets. https://t.co/CtB7…

Mad (@_MAAAADDIE_)
10:07pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Much of it is harmless, but some can produce toxic chemicals that cause sickness in people and ESPECIALLY pets. https://t.co/CtB7MYKRn5

WSBT (@WSBT)
10:00pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @WISH_TV: State officials say they'll continue testing waterways for blue-green algae ahead of the Labor Day weekend. https://t.co/yr0CW…

alejandro mancillas (@alejandromanc11)
9:32pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

During the summer months, your four-legged friends are more susceptible to blue-green algae. Minor interaction with infected ponds, lakes & streams can become deadly within minutes. Protect your pets with these guidelines from @EPA https://t.co/vPQyxhj3gy https://t.co/DGbFrLCE1h

Indiana Health Dept (@StateHealthIN)
12:00pm PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @JJohnsonLaw: WE ARE KILLING EVERYTHING! Scientists think toxic algae may be to blame for Florida's stumbling panthers, bobcats https://…

Virginia Loughner (@VirginiaLoughn1)
11:58am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has issued a health alert for toxic blue-green algae at Kirkman's Cove in Richardson County. https://t.co/ehTlL3m3GT

3NewsNow (@3NewsNowOmaha)
11:57am PDT - August 23rd, 2019
RT @RepEx1: Wabamun Lake, Jack Fish Lake under blue-green algae advisory https://t.co/d5186SypH1 https://t.co/ETWE59JU1w

RT @RepEx1: Wabamun Lake, Jack Fish Lake under blue-green algae advisory https://t.co/d5186SypH1 https://t.co/ETWE59JU1w

Laura Schowalter (@Amophera)
11:54am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @OKH2O: 'It's blowing up everywhere': Blue-green algae being treated in Oklahoma https://t.co/4ftNPUyOpz

OkState Water Center (@okstatewater)
11:51am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Longmont folks... just got this email from City of Longmont. Longmont Monitoring Lakes and Ponds for Blue-green Algae Potentially harmful blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) blooms have been identified at Golden Ponds. Post Date: 08/23/2019... https://t.co/mSvjeEQgfh

Shireen (@dodgerson)
11:50am PDT - August 23rd, 2019
Sun creams are causing the rate of bleaching of corals and rise of the blue green algae due to the chemicals in them! But there is hope - reef safe sun protection and we've looked at the options in the UK.  https://t.co/0v7v52UrR3 #ecofriendly #reefsafe #familytravel https://t.co/GLIA13MHCw

Sun creams are causing the rate of bleaching of corals and rise of the blue green algae due to the chemicals in them! But there is hope - reef safe sun protection and we've looked at the options in the UK. https://t.co/0v7v52UrR3 #ecofriendly #reefsafe #familytravel https://t.co/GLIA13MHCw

Travelled so far ~ Family Travel (@travelledsofar)
11:49am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @JJohnsonLaw: WE ARE KILLING EVERYTHING! Scientists think toxic algae may be to blame for Florida's stumbling panthers, bobcats https://…

Barbie Williams (@Barbie892)
11:46am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Communities like Austin, Texas, have stepped up water monitoring efforts to stay on top of blue-green algae blooms. https://t.co/IqTXv7LUAD

Route Fifty (@routefifty)
11:44am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

Advice to Pet Owners about Blue-Green Algae https://t.co/yojYrsk2wG

Rockwall, TX News (@BLifeRockwall)
11:43am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @BarghestBlack: CW// DOG DEATH PLEASE DO NOT TAKE YOUR DOGS TO ANY STANDING FRESHWATER. We’re currently having a blue green algae epede…

Boar Kenji 2th (@SaberKenji)
11:42am PDT - August 23rd, 2019
CLF’s top dog, Henry, is calling for action on toxic outbreaks that can kill dogs and sicken people. Read Henry's blog:
https://t.co/n1sA8x3aCW https://t.co/uajtI501vn

CLF’s top dog, Henry, is calling for action on toxic outbreaks that can kill dogs and sicken people. Read Henry's blog: https://t.co/n1sA8x3aCW https://t.co/uajtI501vn

Conservation Law Fnd (@CLF)
11:40am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @MoCoHumane: FYI please share and keep your pups safe! https://t.co/ySUq1ZhzcI

day by day, bird by bird™️ (@Miss_Placed_)
11:26am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @kathrynresister: Scientists think toxic algae may be to blame for Florida's stumbling panthers, bobcats https://t.co/vIOL9FI6Z3 via @us

SP Phillips (@StevePPhill)
11:25am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @SkagitGov: Caution if you plan to spend time in Big Lake: there are signs of a significant blue-green algae bloom. Biotoxins are not ye…

Scott Malone (@ScottMalone91)
11:24am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @NVICLoeDown: "Why swimming in lakes will soon be banned... unsafe to swim in lakes, due to the presence of microcystins and other toxin…

Millennial Identity Movement (@MillennialIden1)
11:22am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @kathrynresister: Scientists think toxic algae may be to blame for Florida's stumbling panthers, bobcats https://t.co/vIOL9FI6Z3 via @us

marybebest (@marybebest)
11:19am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection confirmed blue-green algae at Harbortown Marina in Fort Pierce but found no toxins in the bloom. https://t.co/4I3NE0cStc

TCPalm (@TCPalm)
11:19am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

RT @kathrynresister: Scientists think toxic algae may be to blame for Florida's stumbling panthers, bobcats https://t.co/vIOL9FI6Z3 via @us

#GiveHerTheGavel (@CarmoSteph)
11:17am PDT - August 23rd, 2019