You might recognize propylene glycol as an ingredient in some kinds of antifreeze… or as an ingredient in your dog’s food. What?? Yup. It’s often in there.

 

Preschooler feeding his pet boxer by dumping a large bag of dry dog food on the porch of his log home.

 

So WHY is it there, and how concerned should we all be about our dogs eating it? Here’s my answer –

 

 

Finally, if you got to this page because you saw a post on Facebook about how Canine Carry Out dog treats (or other dog treats) have propylene glycol and thus are poisonous to pets, you can check out this debunking article at Snopes.com.

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