WDET Depends on You!

Here at WDET, we strive to make journalism accessible to everyone. As a non-profit public media institution, we maintain journalistic integrity through independent support from listeners like you.

Every dollar you give right now will be matched by NewsMatch and a generous Leadership Circle Family. Support the station you love with a gift today.

Match my gift! ยป

Heard on Morning Edition

Furry Flint Residents Need Protection

post thumbnail image

Image credit: WDET

Pets aren’t people but lead has the same effect

Tweet This

As the investigation into how lead leeching into Flint’s water system should be abated, residents there continue to use bottled and filtered water for drinking, cooking and bathing. But there may be some members of Flint’s families that might not be getting the same treatment as their human loved ones. Pets can also suffer from lead poisoning. WDET’s Amy Miller spoke with Michigan State University Assistant Professor of Small Animal Clinical Sciences Dr. Daniel Langois about how lead can hurt pets and other small animals.

To hear the entire interview, click the audio link above

Amy Miller, Reporter/Producer

Amy has been working in public and commercial radio for the last 30 yrs. She is an award winning reporter and news anchor, born and raised in Detroit.

amiller@wdet.org Follow @wdetamy

Stay connected to Detroit