Pet Owners Beware: Popular Flea Control Products Contain Toxic PFAS Chemicals

A new laboratory testing report found that popular pet flea collars and treatments contain high levels of toxic PFAS chemicals.

Pet Food Junkies: How Pet Food Additives are Messing with Your Pets

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…

Dogs, You and Toxic Chemicals

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.