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We have a 13 year old blue healer. She is overweight but has
We have a 13 year old blue healer. She is overweight but has been diagnosed with diabetes. The vet has put her on insulin shots at 8:00 in the morning and 8:00 at night but she eats at 5:00 pm. She we… read more
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I put his insulin in the refrigerator in the motel and both bottles are frozen. Can I still use it once thawed. My dog has to have it twice a day. I am scared … read more
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I can't remember if I gave my dog is insulin shot tonight,
I can't remember if I gave my dog is insulin shot tonight, should I give him a smaller dose just in case, I've never done this before. Normally I give him 61/2 mg. Twice a day as he's eating. ?????? T… read more
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Rapid weight loss, drinks lots of water, and expels a very
Rapid weight loss, drinks lots of water, and expels a very sticky liquid from his mouth that resembles sugar water, frequent urination. I think he could be diabetic. I feed the dogs boneless chicken b… read more
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My dog is diabetic. He receives two shots a day of 2CC. He
My dog is diabetic. He receives two shots a day of 2CC. He is having bladder control problems. Do you think I need an insulin adjustment or is this much more serious? He does come for us when he has t… read more
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I have a dog with diabetes and she hasn't been eating
I have a dog with diabetes and she hasn't been eating for a couple of days and has mild vomiting. She hasn't had her shot this morning because she hasn't eaten. Should I give her a shot or wait and se… read more
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My 7 year old 40 lb male nurtured Boston terrier was
My 7 year old 40 lb male nurtured Boston terrier was recently diagnosed with diabetes. I am getting conflicting advice on the amount of insulin given, the wide range of his bg #s and the bg goal #. A … read more
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My dog just vomited an hour ago after eating about 1/3 can
My dog just vomited an hour ago after eating about 1/3 can of food. He has diabetes and gets 22 units of novolin n twice a day. His next shot time is 8:30. I always feed him right before the shot. If … read more
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Dr. Bruce
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My dog is losing weight but still eating. What can be the cause?
My dog has still been eating good but he began losing weight about a month ago - but I didn't pay that much attention since it was summer and hot and he needed to lose a few pounds - but now he is too… read more
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Is there a place in texas that provides assistant dogs or trains dogs to alert for low blood sugar in diabetics? I typed in much more that this. what happened? I am 65 years old and have type 1 diabet… read more
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my dog has diabetes and i give insulin shots. twice a day
my dog has diabetes and i give insulin shots. twice a day and now she is getting cartaracts on her eyes nearly blind. what can i do for her… read more
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can I give my 11 year old pitt bull a vitamin b12 pill that
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dog: 3ml insulin twice daily..listless too, not her usual manner.
My dog is on 3Ml insulin twice daily. She does not want to eat today, nothing appeases her. She is listless too, not her usual manner. Being she hasn't eaten anything, should I give her the insulin?… read more
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Hello, Our 12 yr old 65lb dog is blind due to diabetes for
Hello, Our 12 yr old 65lb dog is blind due to diabetes for the past2.5 years. he is on 2 shots of NPH with meals..30 units! He has begun to consistantly have ketoacidosis episodes at hs where he is br… read more
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My female dog will be 7 yrs. old July 2010. She has recently
My female dog will be 7 yrs. old July 2010. She has recently been diagnosed with a "angry" pancretitis and diabetis. She has been w/our vetinary for the past 7 days. Her glucose readings have bounced … read more
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What kinds of treatment are available for a 13 year old Yorkiepoo dog that has been diganosed with diabetes other than insulin shots?. What is the cost for teatments or for the insulin shots?.… read more
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My dog is diabetic and has lost in the last year almost 1/2 of her body weight. She is skin and bones but eats alot. About every three or four weeks she gets an upsrt stomach and will not eat, which i… read more
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My father gave my dog with juvenile diabetes his insulin shot. Shortly there after my mother followed suit. We've been giving him syrup. Is this enough? I've committed myself to staying up and keeping… read more
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