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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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Secondhand Smoke Dangerous For Pets

In National News on April 23, 2009 at 7:13 am

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You’ve got to check out this article: Tails of the City.

Secondhand smoke is proven to be dangerous for humans at any level, and the same goes for pets. It’s almost shocking how many pets get cancer and other diseases from exposure to secondhand smoke. Even the ASPCA lists secondhand smoke as a toxin for pets.

You can get free help to quit smoking and protect your pets, children, and family members, by calling the Indiana Tobacco Quitline at 1-800-QUIT-NOW.