Blue-green Algae Poisoning – tips for pet owners on how to diagnose and treat

Cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae) are microscopic bacteria found in freshwater lakes, streams, ponds and brackish water ecosystems. They can produce toxins (such as microcystins and anatoxins) that affect people, livestock and pets that swim in and drink from the algae-contaminated water. Blue-green algae grow and colonize to form “blooms” that give the water…

JUST DOGS! GOURMET BAKERY

I was driving in South St. Paul the other day and came across Just Dogs! Gourmet Bakery. I purchased a few different treats and all were a big hit with my dogs, Scout and Jeep. Their treats are made with natural ingredients, always fresh with a long shelf life. Good price & quality. Bakery isn’t open everyday…

Hello Dog & Cat Days of Summer

Dogs aren’t much good at keeping themselves cool, so you’ll need to help them. Here’s how: Don’t leave your dog in a car, even for a few minutes. An open window or a windshield screen isn’t enough to keep the car cool. Dogs die this way every year don’t let yours be one of them. Do provide…