• This Fish-Related Disease Is 90% Fatal In Dogs: Here's What You Need To Know

    1 month ago - By iHeart Dogs

    If you live in Washington, Oregon, Northern California, or Southern Vancouver Island and enjoy taking your dog on streamside adventures, this message is for you. The California Department of Fish & Wildlife released a statement earlier this month reminding residents to protect their dogs against Salmon Poisoning Disease.
    The potentially-fatal condition occurs when dogs ingest certain types of raw or cold-smoked fish that have been infected with a bacteria-like organism transmitted by the parasitic flatworm Nanophyetes salmincola. According to the CDFW, the disease is treatable if caught...
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