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We think my dog just ate a couple sticks of gum - Extra. It

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we think my dog just ate a couple sticks of gum - Extra. It has xylitol in it. He is about 32 pounds. We are inducing vomiting.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.
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Please tell me the exact brand and flavor of gum, how long ago he ingested it, and if inducing emesis were successful. I can be more accurate with a prognosis for him when I know the above answers. If Wrigley's EXTRA were ingested, there's little reason for concern. None of the flavors contain the dangerous sugar substitute xylitol.