This natural sugar free sweetener is common in various items including sugar free gum, candy, toothpastes, vitamins or other sugar free food items. In dogs it will result in severe drops in blood sugar that can precipitate life threatening seizures and progress to acute liver failure. If your dog has eaten a sugar free product check the label if possible and look for the ingredient xylitol. If you are unsure take your pet to a veterinarian as soon as possible-early treatment is generally successful. Click for more information.
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