New Zealand Dog News

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September 18, 2009

Dog festival confined to streets

Because of recent health scares concerning dogs on North Shore beaches, this year’s Champ Wag ‘n Walk festival is sticking to Milford Reserve and nearby streets.

Last year about a third of the walk was on the beach.

But in late July and August this year dog owners were told to keep their pets off North Shore beaches after some died and others became ill. The cause was identified as a potent tropical toxin found in sea slugs.

Three further dogs got sick this month after walking on beaches but the cause hasn’t yet been identified. MORE>>

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