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Features November 2019 Issue

How Safe For Your Dog Are Essential Oils In Household Products?

Your air freshener might be just right for you but could potentially prove toxic for your pet.

How Safe For Your Dog Are Essential Oils In Household Products?

Your all-natural approach may prove toxic.

Your new diffuser emits the calming scent of lavender, your counters and floors gleam from a cleanser suffused with the uplifting odor of peppermint, and you’re thinking of placing clove potpourri in the bedroom. But did you know that products like these, all made pleasing with the aromas of essential oils that have taken off in consumer use, could be toxic to your dog, and in some cases even lead to life-threatening reactions?

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