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    9 monthes ago - By Dawg Business

    Can Swimming in a Pond or Lake Kill Your Dog? Dr. Marty Becker
    Swimming is an excellent form of exercise for dogs, particularly on hot days. It's fun, burns energy, helps prevent heat stroke, and is easy on the joints. Like everything in life, it comes with some risks. Dr. Marty is not talking about drowning or water intoxication , though.
    One of the risks of swimming and playing in a pond or lake has always scared me a lot-blue-green algae. Just a few mouthfuls of algae-contaminated water can result in fatal poisoning .
    Just last week our vet hospital posted a warning of a contaminated...
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