Aarti Sabhlok, DVM, one of SFVS’s two oncologists, was featured in today’s USA Today. The article, titled “Another reason to stop smoking: Your pets’ health,” examines growing evidence on the connection between cigarette smoke and cancer (and other conditions) in our pets.
Although studies showing strong links between smoking and pets are limited to a few cancers, veterinary oncologist Aarti Sabhlok, who treats 40 or more cancer patients a week at San Francisco Veterinary Specialists, believes an “animal in an environment with constant exposure to a toxin, and that would include cigarette smoke, could be at greater risk of developing tumors.”
- View the full article: Another reason to stop smoking: Your pets’ health
- Read more about SFVS’s oncology department: Oncology