Tag: Dogs

Advice for Hunters During Harmful Algal Blooms

Waterfowl hunting season in Utah begins in October, and while hunters are prepared with decoys, dogs, and ammunition, they may not be prepared to recognize and avoid harmful algal blooms (HABs) on Utah waterbodies. On October 31, the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) stops monitoring for HABs as temperatures drop and weather conditions worsen during …

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Protect Your Dog During Harmful Algal Blooms

Dogs can be exposed to toxins by skin contact with water contaminated with cyanobacteria or toxin(s), when swallowing water while playing in the water, or by licking it off fur or hair. If you suspect your dog has been exposed to a toxic algal bloom, please seek immediate veterinary care. Animals may exhibit the following …

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