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Our 2 dogs ate a little cake with xylitol. Just need to know…

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Our 2 dogs ate...

Our 2 dogs ate a little cake with xylitol. Just need to know what the best course of action is please

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. The Expert will know if the dog will be able to digest that. What is the dog's name and age?

Charlie and George 3

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Charlie?

Weight 10kg

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Dog Veterinary
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Dog Veterinarian: Dr. Michael Salkin, Veterinarian replied 11 months ago

Can you estimate how much cake was ingested? Hypoglycemia can arise at doses between 35-45 mg/lb of body weight and hepatotoxicty can arise at doses between 230-450 mg/lb of body weight. Regretfully, it will be impossible to know how much xylitol was present in that cake.

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