Gallery: Your Pet Dog May Be Ingesting High Levels of Flame Retardants


A study at Indiana University has just shown that the chow you’re feeding your pet Rover could be laced with chemical heavy flame retardants. They found the average domestic pup had a surprising level of 2 nanograms of the chemicals in its bloodstream, but this is likely due to absorption from their environment – your home. Researchers are now looking into using dogs as biosentinels to monitor harmful chemicals that may be loose in our homes.

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