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Is chronic parasiticide exposure a risk?
  1. Andria L Cauvin
  1. Cauvin Veterinary Consultancy, The Maltings, Rosemary Lane, Halstead, Essex CO9 1HZ
  1. email: enquiries{at}

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I read with interest the letter by Christopher Little and Alistair Boxall discussing the potential environmental risks of parasiticide drugs used in companion animals (VR, 25 January 2020, vol 186, p 97). It seems bizarre that our pets are exempt from environmental safety testing considering that they live in our personal space as well as venturing out further afield.

For some time I have been concerned about the use of the current depot …

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