Maybe. Maple syrup is safe for your dog and contains an excellent source of manganese and zinc that supports the immune system. However, maple syrup contains a high content of sugar. Dogs that consume too much sugar can become obese or develop diabetes.
Avoid any imitation maple syrups that contain xylitol. This additive is toxic to dogs and can lead to hypoglycemia and liver failure.
Symptoms to Watch For
If your dog regularly consumes a lot of maple syrup, watch for these symptoms of diabetes:
- Excessively thirsty
- Increased urination
- Weight loss
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The information provided in this article is not a substitute for professional veterinary help.