Within the last 20-30 minutes, my 63 lb. Woman Grey, Sabine, ate most of a load of Orbit gum that she found in my daughter"s purse, i m sorry she coincidentally left open up a little bit. I understand the artificially-sweetened gums can be harmful. Ingredient contain Sorbito, then it also says "less 보다 2% Xylitol," which ns think is the really negative ingredient. I dubbed the e-vet, they claimed she need to be OK, just to observe and also bring her in immediately if she plot "odd" in any kind of way. Ns tried calling poison Control, and also keep obtaining the article that "due to network issues, call cannot go through." has anyone else had their Grey eat sugarless gum???????? Thanks.

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Lynn!!!

 

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Sabine!

 

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hope she"ll be okay.


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Posted June 1, 2008

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I am on the phone call right currently with the ASPCA poison hotline just to be certain . . .


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Liver fail is a concern, if they don"t street crash. I"m not sure what come think around greys and also whether they have actually "normal" liver function like various other breeds.

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On the various other hand, popular gums, such together "Orbit" contain about 0.3-0.4 g/piece, so the same weight dog (22 lbs) would have to eat 6-7 pieces to have actually a similar effect. Since manufacturers space not forced to report the exact amount that xylitol the is in your product, that is finest to assume any type of ingestion that xylitol by your dog to be potentially toxic. Indications of hypoglycemia can start as early on as 30 minutes after ingestion and can persist for 1-2 days. Part dogs have actually a delay onset of hypoglycemia, up to 12-18 hrs later. Symptoms of hypoglycemia include: weakness, depression, disorientation, ataxia (unsteady walking), collapse, and seizures.

 

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Xylitol has also been displayed to cause liver failure in dogs. There is much research that requirements to be conducted in this area, however it seems that countless dogs that carry out not show symptoms of hypoglycemia can go top top to build problems through their liver if left untreated. Dosages of greater than 1.5-2 g/kg are thought to reason hepatic necrosis (death that liver cells).