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Study finds toxic doses of fluoride in 8 out of 10 brands of dog food

By jim Published: July 10, 2009

It was just two years ago when the melaminie pet food scare sent many owners scrambling to find safer alternatives for their furry friends. Now, a new threat has emerged: potentially toxic doses of fluoride in dog food.

According to the Environmental Working Group, alarming levels of fluoride can be found in eight of 10 dog foods they tested. The concentration of fluoride was up to 2.5 times higher than the safe level set by the Environmental Protection Agency for drinking water.

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