Within the critical 20-30 minutes, my 63 lb. Female Grey, Sabine, ate most of a pack of Orbit gum the she discovered in mine daughter"s purse, i m sorry she accidentally left open up a little bit. I know the artificially-sweetened gums can be harmful. Ingredient contain Sorbito, then it additionally says "less 보다 2% Xylitol," which i think is the really negative ingredient. I dubbed the e-vet, they said she have to be OK, just to observe and bring her in automatically if she acts "odd" in any way. I tried calling toxicity Control, and also keep acquiring the post that "due come network issues, call cannot go through." has anyone else had actually their Grey eat sugarless gum???????? Thanks.

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Lynn!!!

 

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Sabine!

 

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hope she"ll it is in okay.


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Posted June 1, 2008

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I am on the call right currently with the ASPCA toxicity hotline simply to be certain . . .


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Liver fail is a concern, if they don"t sugar crash. I"m not certain what to think around greys and whether they have actually "normal" liver function like other breeds.

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On the various other hand, well-known gums, such together "Orbit" contain about 0.3-0.4 g/piece, therefore the exact same weight dog (22 lbs) would must eat 6-7 piece to have actually a comparable effect. Since manufacturers are not required to report the precise amount the xylitol that is in their product, the is finest to assume any ingestion of xylitol by your dog come be perhaps toxic. Indicators of hypoglycemia can start as early as 30 minutes after ingestion and also can persist for 1-2 days. Some dogs have actually a delay onset the hypoglycemia, as much as 12-18 hrs later. Symptoms of hypoglycemia include: weakness, depression, disorientation, ataxia (unsteady walking), collapse, and also seizures.

 

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Xylitol has also been displayed to cause liver failure in dogs. Over there is much research that requirements to be conducted in this area, but it seems that countless dogs that perform not show symptoms of hypoglycemia have the right to go ~ above to construct problems v their liver if left untreated. Dosages of higher than 1.5-2 g/kg room thought to cause hepatic necrosis (death of liver cells).