Many pet guardians don’t realize the potential for exposing their four-legged family member to environmental toxins like pesticides and herbicides. People also don’t realize that after they apply a product to their lawn or garden, the chemical residues are tracked indoors on pet paws, and contaminate surfaces throughout their home.
A pesticide known as 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, or “2,4-D”, was developed during World War II. It was one of two active ingredients in the notorious defoliant known as Agent Orange, used during the Vietnam War to destroy forest cover for our enemies, as well as their food crops. A tremendous amount of herbicide was sprayed over millions of acres of land in Vietnam from 1961 to 1972. Agent Orange was the most commonly used product, and it has since been revealed to cause a wide range of serious health issues, including rashes, psychological problems, birth defects, tumors, and cancer….CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE