Sugar-free gum poisons dog

(KPNX) Chances are, you’ve probably heard that chocolate is poisonous to dogs, but did you know that Xylitol, a common sweetener, can be even more dangerous?

Jeni Hargrove Connor’s family found out the hard way this February when their 1-year-old lab wound up in the animal hospital fighting for her life.

Hargrove Connor said it all started when Dancer snuck into her gym bag and ate an entire tub of Ice Breakers gum.

At first Hargrove Connor didn’t think much of it, until about an hour later, when her husband noticed Dancer looked drunk. They called their vet who told them to immediately rush Dancer to the animal hospital.

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