I just wanted to ask if vegtable glycerin in dog treats is safe for dogs. I’ve seen some stuff online about it but i wanted a straight answer from a professional.
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Glycerin has various medical applications, such as laxative properties and the ability to reduce glaucoma and brain swelling-related hypertension. When used as a preservative in pet food, vegetable glycerine is regarded as useful and safe.
Pets who are sensitive to glycerin may experience serious negative effects, including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, from large doses of pure glycerin.
To summarize, small amounts of vegetable glycerin can have positive effects on dogs.
However, some dogs may show an allergic reaction to it, and ingestion of large amounts may cause digestive symptoms (diarrhea, abdominal pain, indigestion, vomiting, etc.). Give your dog a small amount of glycerin, but don’t give her if she’s allergic to it.
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