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Studies on Cd, Pb, Hg and Cr Values in Dog Hairs from Urban Korea
- Park, S.H. (Seoul Metropolitan Institute of Public Health and Environment) ;
- Lee, M.H. (National Veterinary Research Quarantine Service) ;
- Kim, S.K. (Department of Veterinary Medicine, Chungnam National University)
- Received : 2004.09.22
- Accepted : 2005.01.21
- Published : 2005.08.01
Dogs are a very good indicator of the pollution load on the environment. They share people's environment and are exposed to the action of the same pollutants. This study was to estimate the heavy metal contents in dog hairs in domestic districts, and to assess effects of age, sex, feed habits, living area, breeding environment and smoking habit of owner. The mean concentrations of heavy metals in 204 samples were 0.09
Dog Hairs;Heavy Metal Ion;Age;Sex;Feed;Area;Breeding Environment
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