• Toxic Algae Blooms Appearing Across Washington Threaten Dogs and Humans

    21 days ago - By Seattle Dog Spot

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    Current Conditions a “Perfect Storm” for Toxic Algae
    KREM News reported last week that an official from the Washington State Department of Health warned that “extreme heat this summer and lower than normal water levels as causing a perfect storm for algae blooms across Washington.”
    “Due to ongoing drought and warm temperatures in our state, lakes, rivers, and streams are under tremendous stress right now,” said Acting Washington State Department of Health Chief Science Officer Scott Lindquist, MD, “As a result, we are receiving reports of toxic algae blooms in areas we have not...
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