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OCTOBER 2018 - v6i10

  • Pet of the Month... Zsa Zsa Ugliest dog contextg winner of 2018
  • Xylitol is DANGEROUS for your pets
  • Spooky Halloween Stuff

Pet of the Month for OCTOBER 2018- Hallowween
ZSA ZSA - Ugliest Dog Contest Winner of 2018

CLICK HERE for PHOTOS and the entire CNN article...

ZsaZsa is an english bulldog with a large drooling mug. She has the kindest face. She won at the Ugliest Dog Contest in Petaluma California, USA, June 2018.

She won the prize of $1500, a trophy, and a trip to New York for her owner, Mea Brainard.


XYLITOL is DANGEROUS for your Dog and Cat !!

Xylitol is an artificial sweetener found in many packaged desserts, candy, and gum, and foods related to diabetes or weightloss. It is considered safe for humans. However, xylitol is extremely toxic to cats and dogs.

NOTE: I can't find anything on how other pets react to Xylitol like hamsters, rats, bunnies, etc.
If you have such pet please contact your veterniarian for advice.



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Smaller ingestions can cause an acute, life-threatening low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) within 10-15 minutes.
Larger ingestions can result in acute liver necrosis and liver failure.

Can prompt a sudden release of insulin, resulting in low blood sugar, a condition known as hypoglycemia.

The initial symptoms include lethargy, vomiting and loss of coordination, following this recumbency (unable to stand) and seizures may occur. Xylitol has also been linked to fatal acute liver disease and blood clotting disorders in dogs & cats.

If you think your pet has eaten any amount of xylitol then you should seek veterinary advice immediately. Even small amounts of xylitol can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), seizures, liver failure or even death depending on your pet's sensitivity to it.

"Xylitol is estimated to be 100 times as toxic as chocolate to dogs."


Symptoms of xylitol toxicity develop rapidly, usually within 15-30 minutes of consumption. Mild to severe, depending on the dose ingested

  • Weakness
  • Lethargy or Depression
  • Collapse
  • Incoordination or difficulty walking or standing (walking like drunk)
  • Vomiting
  • Tremoring / Seizures
  • Jaundice
  • Coma / Death

What should I do if my dog eats something containing xylitol?

  • contact your veterinarian or Pet Poison Helpline immediately.
  • Do not induce vomiting or give anything orally to your dog unless specifically directed to do so by your veterinarian.
  • It is important to get treatment for your dog as quickly as possible. As some dogs may already be hypoglycemic, inducing vomiting can make them worse!

Pet Poisneing hotlines - ADD these PLUS your Veterinary contact info
to your Emergency List in a place easy to find.

Pet Poison Helpline & Advice:

Just Answer Animal Poison Control:



Along with your own VETERNARIAN contact info,

click here for Links to Vets in Aylmer to get more emergency info.



Xylitol is a natural, sugar-free sweetener commonly found in many places.

The list below shows many common items with Xylitol in the ingredients.

It's important to LOOK for this ingredient in packaged items you purchase so you can take the proper precautions when bringing them home.

  • chewing gums
    (popular brands with xylitol include Orbit, Mentos, Ice Breakers, Pür, Starbucks, Stride, Nicorette and Trident)
  • sugar free mints,
  • throat lozenges
  • breath strips
  • hard candies
  • mentos
  • dessert foods
    (cakes, puddings, jello, etc.)
  • oral rinses,
  • toothpastes,
  • over the counter supplements
    (e.g., sugar-free multivitamins, fish oils, etc.).
  • Peanut Butter (Popular brands with xylitol include Go Nuts, Co, Krush Nutrition, Nuts 'N More, P28 Foods, Protein Plus PB)•
  • Certain medications
    (Popular brands with xylitol include Allegra, Gummy Vites and Nature's Plus)•
  • some yogurts
  • some protein bars



Sugar Alcohols Labelling Requirements

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Sugar alcohols (definition) (i.e. polyols) provide energy in the form of carbohydrates similarly to sweetening agents (i.e. white and brown table sugars). They are also known as sugar relatives, and provide fewer calories per gram than typical sweetening agents. The sugar alcohols (i.e. polyols) that are permitted for use as food additives in Canada are: hydrogenated starch hydrolysates, isomalt, lactitol, maltitol, maltitol syrup, mannitol, sorbitol, sorbitol syrup, xylitol and erythritol.

When these sugar alcohols are present in a food, their total content must be declared in the Nutrition Facts table in grams per stated serving size [B.01.402(6), FDR]. See Elements within the Nutrition Facts Table for more information.



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