Press release: AVMA The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) rec...

AVMA Backs Legislation Promoting Xylitol Pet Safety Requirements – Pet Age

Press release: AVMA The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) recently issued its full endorsement of the Paws Off Act of 2021, which would require food containing the sugar substitute xylitol to include a warning label specifying its toxic effects. Xylitol is a substance that is highly poisonous to pets, especially dogs. Xylitol, the artificial sweetener used in everyday products, is frequently not listed on the ingredient label, making it difficult for pet owners to keep track of what items are dangerous to their pets. Most often found in sugar-free gum and breath mints, xylitol may also be present in vitamins, cough drops, …

 

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