Grape & Raisin Toxicity in Dogs

Report sent by Craig Stonesifer DVM Apparently grapes and/or Raisins may be toxic to dogs when ingested in large quantities as reported by the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center’s computerized database. Their report indicates that at least ten dogs with evidence of ingestion of grapes or raisins developed gastroenteritis within a few hours and later […]

Dangers of Blue Green Algae

What is a blue-green algae bloom? Blue-green algae, or cyanobacteria, reproduce rapidly in fresh water when the amount of sunlight, temperature, and nutrients are adequate. Within a few days a “clear” lake, pond, or ditch can become cloudy with algae growth. This is called a bloom. Blue-green blooms usually float to the surface and can […]