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Dogs dying after visiting Brooklands Lake Dartford

Foul play has been ruled out after three dogs died and another seven became ill after drinking water from a lake in Kent.

A spokesman for Kent Police said there was nothing to suggest that "foul play or anything sinister" had taken place at Brooklands Lake, Dartford.
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https://uk.news.yahoo.com/three-dogs...011715191.html

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jacquelinejessica
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19-05-2016, 03:09 PM
That's so sad :'(
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Topdoggycarer
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25-05-2016, 05:36 PM
That's terrible! I wouldn't be surprised if the results came back with high toxicity due to polluted waters.
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NickyAnn
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25-05-2016, 07:39 PM
Originally Posted by Topdoggycarer View Post
That's terrible! I wouldn't be surprised if the results came back with high toxicity due to polluted waters.
I doubt that it is the lake, because the amount of pollutant needed to kill a dog diluted in a lake would also have killed all of the fish and birds in the area. Something else is thus going on here.
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Moobli
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25-05-2016, 08:45 PM
Could it have been blue-green algae?
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NickyAnn
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25-05-2016, 08:47 PM
Originally Posted by Moobli View Post
Could it have been blue-green algae?
If it were an algae it would take a concentration that would be visible to the naked eye, so I doubt that.
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