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Sugar-free foods w/Xylitol fatal for dogs

Discussion in 'Dogs - all breeds / types' started by elizavixen, Oct 4, 2006.

  1. elizavixen

    elizavixen New Member

  2. Dukesdad

    Dukesdad New Member

    Thanks for that post. Scary article but I think there is a misprint in the article. At one point it says "One dog who had to be euthanized had eaten four large, chocolate-frosted muffins containing about 1 pound of xylitol."
    How could four muffins contain 1 pound of that chemical?
  3. tuttifrutti

    tuttifrutti New Member

    Yeah, I saw that too. Those must have been some pretty big muffins if that's right, lol.
  4. DeLaUK

    DeLaUK New Member

    Its a common one, its also in some chewing gums, sugar free candies etc. It stimulates insulin to be released so the BG drops to dangerous levels which can be fatal.

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