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Dog Salmon Not For Dogs

here the maritime northwest, dogs can die from eating raw or undercooked salmon (or their trout cousins). What?!? Yup, sad but true. Here’s the scoop; because of a complex series of parasite-host relationships, fish raised in northwestern waters can cause Salmon Poisoning Disease, which can kill dogs (and coyotes, and wolves, and foxes) in a week or two. Most commonly, dogs get the disorder when they eat fish guts or raw kitchen scraps, or find dead fish along spawning streams or riverbanks. Continue reading

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