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  QUESTION: Rate of Lead Absorption in dogs, 03 Apr 2006, New South Wales Australia

I am a librarian and have just been thrown a rather tricky and very precise question. Please help me if you know the answer.
Q. What is the rate/level of lead absorption in the blood from foods, in dogs?
a. What is considered average/normal?
b. What is considered dangerous?
Carolyn Trotter
Research Library
ANSWER: 20 Jul 2006

Dear Carolyn,
I'm sorry for the very late reply. I hope the information below can help. The absorption of lead through the gastrointestinal tract is affected by some factors. Some minerals (e.g. Calcium) are found to affect the absorption rate of lead. In addition, age factors also plays a role as younger animals are more vulnerable to lead poisoning.
(Our fact sheet on lead poisoning in animals) Lead Poisoned Pets and Your Family and Pets and Lead Poisoning - Case Studies (Lowest lethal dose in dog)
nutrients that can be used to reduce lead poisoning.
Erik Wibowo
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