Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 15, 2017

Dogs’ and Cats’ Environmental Impact

ScienceDaily reports on the environmental impact of dogs and cats

Researcher finds that feeding pets creates the equivalent of 64 million tons of carbon dioxide a year

US cats and dogs cause 25-30 percent of the environmental impact of meat consumption in this country. The nation’s 163 million cats and dogs eat as much food as all the people in France. People should keep their pets — and keep feeding them meat — but there may be steps pet owners can take to reduce their environmental impact, says a researcher.

Read full story at The truth about cats’ and dogs’ environmental impact: Researcher finds that feeding pets creates the equivalent of 64 million tons of carbon dioxide a year — ScienceDaily


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