Flint Water Crisis Causes for Worry for Pet Owners

Lee Knorr and her American bulldog Roadie. Knorr said her three dogs and two cats drank Flint's toxic tap water for about a year before she bought a filter for her pets water. photo credit: http://www.mlive.com

Lee Knorr and her American bulldog Roadie. Knorr said her three dogs and two cats drank Flint’s toxic tap water for about a year before she bought a filter for her pets water. photo credit: http://www.mlive.com

 

Four dogs have tested positive for lead poisoning in Genesee County in the last two months, but it is unknown if the animals were in Flint or how they were exposed to the hazardous material.

Jennifer Holton, spokeswoman for the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, said the Animal Industry Act of 1988 doesn’t allow her to reveal where the animals were located or talk about an individual dog. Read more on the story here.

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