A new laboratory testing report found that popular pet flea collars and treatments contain high levels of toxic PFAS chemicals.
Many pet owners have come to realize in recent years that when it comes to their processed food, their pets have begun to act like heroin junkies. From extreme anxiousness, to excessive vocalizations and acting out, to what appears to be full blown panic attacks, pets awaiting their next fix of pet food can sometimes look like a scene out of Trainspotting. The reason seems clear: Pets are now seemingly addicted to their commercially processed pet food. The stories are everywhere. And it is not just our imagination…
The Marine Mammal Center has discovered what is causing a pervasive and aggressive form of cancer in sea lions…Scientists connected the fatal cancer with leaking barrels filled with chemicals that were dumped off the coast of Los Angeles, California in the 1960’s. This discovery means that humans are also at risk.
Some common chemicals in our everyday personal care products, home care products, furniture, flooring and food are not only toxic to humans, but they are also toxic to dogs. Pesticides, flame retardants, and phthalates, for instance, are not only linked to human diseases, but also present biological and clinical threats to dogs. Now scientists have discovered that monitoring environmental exposures to toxic chemicals in dogs could be an early warning system for human health.
This overview examines the current methods used for determining whether a pesticide is safe enough to use and the changes the EPA is planning on making to those methods.
If you clean with bleach you might want to rethink that practice. Researchers have now discovered that bleach fumes, in combination with light and a citrus compound found in many household products, can form airborne particles that might be harmful when inhaled by pets or people.
Some synthetic and industrialized (naturally occurring chemicals that have been synthetically-altered) that have been shown to be toxic for humans … More
Dicamba is a pesticide created by Monsanto (now Bayer Chemical) to use on GMO crops. It is a pesticide that … More
A new study based on modeling shows that though banned in 1979, PCB industrial chemicals (polychlorinated biphenyls) are lingering in the … More
Kitty wasting disease, or hyperthyroidism (a common endocrine disorder in adult cats) has been on the increase for the past … More