We’ve seen this blue-green algae in the past, and it’s back again this summer.
Illinois EPA investigating for fatal algae blooms after recent reports of dogs dying after swimming.https://t.co/Ri30I9iuIr
— AnnieI (@1bigwidesky) August 13, 2019
It typically grows in shallow, stagnant fresh water, and if it starts to grow rapidly, or “bloom”, it could be mildly dangerous to humans and could kill dogs.
It is very real!
Here’s ALLLLLL the information you could possibly want from the Illinois EPA!