By: Hailee Ekeren
What you need to know to keep your pets safe!
WHAT IS XYLITOL?
Xylitol is a sweetener, sugar substitute or sugar alcohol that is found in a wide variety of products. Xylitol is extremely toxic to pets even in small amounts.
WHAT PRODUCTS CONTAIN XYLITOL?
When reading labels look for the following:
- Birch Sugar/Extract
- CAS 87-99-0
XYLITOL POISONING SIGNS:
- Decreased Activity
- Difficulty Standing or Walking
- Shaking or Seizures
- Liver Failure
- Bleeding Problems
Seek veterinary help immediately if you believe your pet may have eaten a product containing Xylitol or experiencing the above symptoms.