Pets and Pesticides:The Desmonds’ Story


Pesticides in Pet Products: Why Your Dog or Cat May Be at Risk

Pets and Pesticides: Let’s Be Careful Out There

Are Over-the-Counter Flea-and-Tick Treatments Really Safe for Dogs and Cats?
By M.B. Pell and Jillian Olsen | December 16, 2008

Last June Diane Bromenschenkel applied a flea-and-tick product to her English pointer, Wings, so the dog wouldn’t get ticks while hunting pheasant in the tall grasslands of western Idaho. Wings, a healthy five-year-old with a sleek white coat and a chocolate brown mask, enjoyed long walks in the woods, bacon treats, and burying things in the yard. But three months after the pesticide was applied, the animal was dead.

Read more : http://www.publicintegrity.org/investigations/pesticides/

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