El Niño spurs growth of mushrooms that can sicken, kill dogs

El Niño Brings Unique Concern For Dog Owners

KTLA - As if we don't have to worry about with El Nino, aka the mudslides and flash floods, now we've got another potentially deadly threat thrown into the mix.

Though drought-stricken Souther California desperately needs this rain, it can pose potential harm to your beloved pets.

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You may remember that back in September, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's dog actually died this way.

El Niño can increase the growth of mushrooms, some of which are potentially deadly if ingested by dogs, officials told KTLA Monday. Courtney Friel reports from La Crescenta for the KTLA 5 News at 3 on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016.

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