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Dr. John, Texas Veterinarian
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Experience:  Over 14 years of clinical veterinary experience
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He has diabetes and can't get him to lay down and relax. He

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He has diabetes and can't get him to lay down and relax. He had is meals and 2 insulin shots. One on the morning and one in the evening. What can I do?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the dog. What is the dog's name?
Customer: Scout
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Scout?
Customer: No. Cannot get him to relax tonight
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. B. replied 4 months ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today. I do apologize that your question was not answered before. Different experts come online at various times; I just came online, read about your wee one’s situation, and wanted to help.

Again I do apologize that my colleagues could not aid you sooner, but can you tell me:

Can you check Scout's blood glucose?

Does he seen sore anywhere (ie when you press on his belly, his back or legs)?

Any breathing changes?

Does his breath smell fruity or like nail polish remover?

Any gagging, lip licking, drooling, or vomiting?