Blue-Green Algae with Dr. Ensley & Dr. Fritz

Steve Ensley, DVM, PhD, Kansas State University

Scott Fritz, DVM, Kansas State University

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You have questions, and these experts have answers! In this new “Ask the Expert” segment to the podcast, industry experts answer your questions fielded from social media and email. This week, host Beckie Mossor, RVT, talks to Steve Ensley, DVM, PhD, and resident in the toxicology department at Kansas State University, Scott Fritz, DVM, about the current blue-green algae outbreak across the country. Drs. Ensley and Fritz share their tips for identifying risks in water sources and discuss resources to conclude whether a body of water is toxic. They discuss what conditions foster environments for toxic blooms, clinical signs, and treatment options, as well as important information to communicate to clients. 

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