Most people generally know that tobacco use, like smoking or dipping, is harmful to their health. But, have you ever thought about how tobacco use could affect you pets? Dogs are particularly harmed by second-hand smoke, also known as “passive smoking,” and residue left behind from cigarette butts and spit tobacco. This means that your pet could be inhaling or ingesting many of the known carcinogens and chemicals found in cigarettes and dip. Below are some of the specific health effects that dogs face when they are exposed to tobacco use:
Residue & Products
Tobacco use can have serious consequences beyond just the tobacco user and one of the most important ways to keep pets safe is to quit tobacco for good. The Semper Fit Health Promotion Program is here to help you lead a healthier life by quitting tobacco. The Health Promotion team will guide you on your quit journey and can provide you with many resources along the way. To learn more, contact the Semper Fit Health Promotion Program via the information below.
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