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Re: Pet flea treatments poisoning rivers across England
« Reply #1 on: Nov 20, 2020, 17:01 »
A worrying report although I do wonder if some of these chemicals are still used illegally as pesticides.

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Re: Pet flea treatments poisoning rivers across England
« Reply #2 on: Nov 21, 2020, 10:58 »
That is a very worrying report.  I thought flea treatments were absorbed into the animals skin and I don't think dogs are bathed that regularly, certainly not cats.  Not every dog goes swimming either, so it is a puzzle as to how so much of the insecticides get into the waterways.


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