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Ran out of vetsulin. Dog will miss her dosage this evening.
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My dog was at a dog sitter for 5 days. I picked up the dog this morning and already was not at her normal behavior. I just noticed that she is drinking water and then she vomits the water. She wen out… read more
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Expert
My dog was recently diagnosed with diabetes & was originally
My dog was recently diagnosed with diabetes & was originally on Novolin n 3 units twice a day & did very well on that. The Vet switched him to Vetsulin once a day after a week & he has not responded w… read more
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My 11 y.o. golden retriever was recently diagnosed as being
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my pet..My vet just told me this morning that I should increase
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We have a 15 yr old Westie, who is diabetic. He has been on
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my female doxie had intercourse 3 times today,once at 1:00 a.m.
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I have a spayed 13 year old Schnauzer who developed diabetes and went blind about 2 months ago. I had my vet run a glucose curve on her over a 7 hour time span. When he ran the curve it started high (… read more
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