WRONG!!! At least when it comes to dogs, cats, and ferrets, xylitol (an artificial sweetener) can be deadly when consumed, even in small amounts. Why aren’t people poisoned by xylitol? In short, our human pancreas reacts to xylitol differently than a dog’s.
-We hear these phrases every day after seeing flashing numbers on that scale. Ever surprised to hear the vet say your pet is a little on the hefty side? Here are the guidelines we use to put an objective number on pet body condition, most lovingly referred to as “The Chonk Chart”: