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If toxic algae is killing dogs, what’s it doing to people?

June 17th, 2021|

When Pam McAfee’s dog, Bella, died suddenly May 24, vets were stumped. But Pam thought the boxer’s death might have something to do with the blue-green algae coagulating in the C-51 canal behind her West Palm Beach home. The day before, Pam and her husband Rob had lifted their boat out of the canal to clean it, and now she wondered if the 78-pound dog had ingested some of the algae. After Bella hemorrhaged on an operating-room table and died, Pam sent samples of the dog’s vomit to Greenwater Laboratories in Palatka for testing. Greenwater officials said microcystin, a toxin in blue-green algae, was definitely present in the [...]

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