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Is Your Pet a Toxic Dumping Ground?

Keeping our families safe from harmful chemicals is important to us all, and for many, our pets are cherished members of those families. But did you know dogs are exposed to three times more perfluorochemicals (PFCs) than their owners? And cats are exposed to 23 times more polybrominated diphenyl ether flame retardants (PBDEs) than their owners. As scary as these numbers may sound, there are ways to safeguard your beloved pets. Families can start by choosing “pet food without the chemical preservatives BHA, BHT, and ethoxyquin, and opt for organic or free-range ingredients to ensure pets are getting high-quality food. “ Resisting the temptation to add stain-proofing treatments to new furniture is another way to shield your pet from these toxins.

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