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Keeping Pets Healthy Requires Careful Attention to Many Details

This summers extremely hot temperatures and abundance of rain has meant some difficult situations in many places of the country. In the south, for instance, there are many property owners dealing with flooding that is even worse in some cases than what was seen with Hurricane Harvey. In the midwest there are long stretches of interstate that are closed for flooding and many acres of agricultural fields that are sitting empty. And while we may often thing of humans and how we are affected by these extreme weather conditions, there are also problems that jeopardize the health of our pets.
In fact, emergency veterinary clinics in many parts of the country are reporting about dogs who have been exposed to dangerous blue green algae conditions in lakes and reservoirs.
Even if an animal only drinks one small bowl of water that an unsuspecting owner fills, the results can be deadly. It is important to realize the warning signs, which include, vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, twitching, s Continue reading Keeping Pets Healthy Requires Careful Attention to Many Details