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Not So Sweet: Sugar Substitute Caution

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Not So Sweet: Lethal Sugar Substitute, Caution

Of the many common sugar substitutes, Xylitol appears to be the only one dangerous and potentially lethal to dogs; it is a more potent toxin to dogs than chocolate, yet many owners are unaware of the serious risk xylitol ingestion poses to their dog. Though not toxic to humans, a dog experiences severe illness often occurring within the first half hour following ingestion. It should not take your dog long to express symptoms of illness, so you should act fast once you suspect that they’re ill. Read More >