By HBMV • 20 November 2020 • 16:16
Xylitol regularly found in sugar-free chewing gum, toothpaste, mouthwash, vitamin supplements and other sugar-free products. Xylitol can cause in the dog hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar levels) because the dog’s pancreas will confuse it will real sugar and makes it release more insulin. The insulin then removes the real sugar in the body, leading to plummeting blood sugar levels.
The clinical signs that may appear are: vomiting, disorientation, lethargy, collapse, seizures and tremors and coma.
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