Yes, Xylitol Is Bad For Dogs
Most dog owners know there are certain foods that we as humans love, but are quite dangerous to our dogs.
Chocolate comes to mind immediately, but did you know that xylitol is bad for dogs?
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Xylitol is present in many products and foods for human use, but can have devastating effects on your pet.
From newspaper to pillows, shoes, & slippers, it seems there’s nothing a dog won’t eat.
So how do you protect your pooch from getting a hold of xylitol? …Whatever that is exactly.
What Is Xylitol?
Xylitol is a sugar substitute that may be found in many household products & foods.
According to Healthline.com, Xylitol is a type of sweetener called a sugar alcohol and is found in some plants.
It looks and tastes like sugar, but has 40% fewer calories. Good for humans, but xylitol is bad for dogs… Read the rest of this entry »