Smoking Endangers Your Pets

In Local News on December 30, 2009 at 9:29 am

Dogs in smoking households have a 60% greater risk of lung cancer.

Secondhand smoke exposure is linked to cancer, allergies, and respiratory problems in dogs and lymphoma in cats.

The ASPCA lists tobacco smoke as a toxin to pets.

Particles from the more than 4,000 toxic chemicals and gases in secondhand smoke gt trapped in pets’ coats and ingested when they groom themselves.

Nicotine from secondhand smoke can have a detrimental effect on the nervous systems of cats and dogs.

Protect your pets. Get free help to quit smoking by calling 1-800-QUIT-NOW. There’s never been a better time to quit.


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