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by the numbers: pets and smoking

we’ve broken down the facts and figures on the impact of smoking on our furry loved ones. What happens to dogs and cats living in households where someone smokes? How many pet parents are smokers or live with them? And how can the truth about dogs, cats
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:08

[UK] 'Dangerous' e-cigarette nicotine capsule kills puppy

A puppy has died after chewing a nicotine capsule for an electronic cigarette. A vet in Cornwall worked through the night to save the 12-week-old terrier, but it died in the early hours.
BBC Online
added Feb 18, 2014 13:26

Pets affected by second-hand smoke too

There also have been numerous scientific papers that report the pronounced health threat secondhand smoke poses to pets. Some veterinarians have linked tobacco smoke to lung and nasal cancer in dogs, lung cancer in birds and oral cancer and lymphoma in ca
New Jersey Herald
added Sep 25, 2012 13:51

[Indiana] Secondhand smoke: A silent killer for pets

Research indicates that nearly 30 percent of pets live with at least one smoker. According to Dr. Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, medical director of the ASPCA’s Animal Poison Control Center, secondhand smoke can damage the nervous systems of both cats and dogs.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Feb 19, 2017 16:12

[California] Health Highlights: April 25, 2016: San Francisco Bans Smoking in Parks to Protect Animals

Citing a health threat to animals, smoking has been banned in 65 parks by the East Bay Regional Park District in the San Francisco area. The move is meant to help keep the air clean and keep beaches, bays and wild lands free of cigarette butts that can
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Apr 25, 2016 21:31

[UK] This magpie smoking a cigarette has become something of a hero in Manchester

The bird was captured having a smoke in Manchester by 'WillMcHoebag,' who tweeted it on Wednesday with the caption: "Meanwhile in Manchester". Given the incredible nature of the image, the snap soon went viral. People had lots of banter to share.
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 15, 2016 13:21

[UK] Cat killed in house fire started by exploding e-cigarette which 'shot out of a socket as it was charging and set fire to bed sheets'

A family has been left devastated after their cat was killed in a fire started by an e-cigarette which exploded while charging. It is the latest in a series of fatalities across the country caused by the devices, sparking calls for tighter safety measure
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 30, 2014 12:43

Kirno the orangutan hooked on cigarettes after picking up lit butts thrown into his Indonesian enclosure

Guests are throwing pre-lit cigarette butts to the adult male known as Kirno then laughing as he smokes like a human. It is thought he learnt how to smoke by imitating zoo visitors. And it comes just two years after another of the zoo's orangutans, Tori,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:28

[Colorado, Washington] American pets being poisoned by pot smoking owners

Cats and dogs in American states where marijuana can be bought legally are getting so stoned on their owners’ pot that pet poison hotlines are being swamped with distress calls. Most cases are accidents in which animals have drunk cannabis-laced water fr
Sunday World (ie)
added Jan 28, 2014 11:14

[Russia] Smoking chimp undergoes rehabilitation

An out-of-work chimpanzee that was the mascot for a Moscow casino has undergone treatment for nicotine and alcohol dependence. John was the mascot of Space, of one of the largest casinos in Russia, until the practice was banned across the country in July
ninemsn (au)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:20
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