In the past, blue-green algae have been found in the Concho River, O.H. Ivie Reservoir, Twin Buttes Reservoir, and Lake Nasworthy. Awareness is the key to preventing illness in people or death in livestock and pets.
Snakebites are a real problem for pets in Texas. Immediate treatment can be the key to survival for a pet bitten by a dangerous snake. Unfortunately, sometimes we don't recognize the signs of a bite until it is too late.
There are so many stories of animals initially brought to a location as exotic pets and ending up escaping causing catastrophic results for native habitats. The python problem in Florida is a glaring example. Could kangaroos in Texas escape and gain a foothold in Texas?