Blue-Green Algae is a type of bacteria that has been known to reside in various bodies of water. It can be a potential threat to your pets, and even yourself because they carry a toxin that’s detrimental for your pet’s health.
Officially, this type of algae is known to scientists as HABs (Harmful Algal Blooms). They usually appear in the latter part of summer to early fall—when the temperature is at its greatest and water levels are at a minimum.
It can spread through rainwater passing via storm drains, sewers, and back into the conduits. With a sunny day and slow moving water, you’ll have the ideal formula for these toxins carrying Blue-Green Algae.
Read on to learn more about this toxic condition, and how you can keep your pets safe.
With all these in mind, you can ensure your pet’s welfare and keep them from the dangers of toxic algae. Just as how humans need to adhere to certain health measures, so does your pets.