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Debris on Pet Hair

Debris on Pet Hair

This is an example of debris brought in on the hair of a household pet.

Transmitted Off Crossed Circular Polarized Light Illumination


Significance in the Environment:

Dog dander is common in homes with a pet dog but is also common in office and school environments from the clothing of dog owners. It is more common than cat dander in office and school environments because dogs tend to generate more dander than cats. Fewer people are sensitive to dogs than to cats so the presence of dog dander is generally not a source of health complaints in these environments.

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