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Chemical levels in dogs and cats

April 18, 2008 | 11:45 am

Puppies_2An environmental group has tested dogs and cats for chemical exposure and found some levels much higher than in humans. USA Today has the report ... So does KCBS radio in the Bay Area.

The results show that America’s pets are serving as involuntary sentinels of the widespread chemical contamination that scientists increasingly link to a growing array of health problems across a wide range of animals, said Bill Walker with Environmental Working Group.

A report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel notes the study and adds that some experts believe the study has flaws.

-- Alice Short

Photo: Los Angeles Times

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