Sweetener (Xylitol) (2/11)


Xylitol is usually used as a sweetener. It is highly toxic for dogs. Xylitol is most commonly found in; CANDIES, BAKED FOODS, TOOHPASTE and GUM. Ok, why xyltol is so dangerous for dogs? Simply, xylitol causes insulin release, and increased insulin causes hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). The liver tends to work too hard to raise excessively reduced sugar. If not treated properly, hepatic insufficiency appears within a few days. The first indications of hypoglycemia are; VOMITÄ°NG, LOSS OF COORDINATION and LETHARGY (lack of energy, drowsiness).


Xylitol is usually used as a sweetener. It is highly toxic for dogs. Xylitol is most commonly found in; CANDIES, BAKED FOODS, TOOHPASTE and GUM. Ok, why xyltol is so dangerous for dogs? Simply, xylitol causes insulin release, and increased insulin causes hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). The liver tends to work too hard to raise excessively reduced sugar. If not treated properly, hepatic insufficiency appears within a few days. The first indications of hypoglycemia are; VOMITÄ°NG, LOSS OF COORDINATION and LETHARGY (lack of energy, drowsiness).

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