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My 13 1/2 year-old schnauzer poodle is diabetic and will not

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My 13 1/2 year-old schnauzer poodle is diabetic and will not hold down I/D Or a/d food. My vet has given up on him.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  Candy replied 2 years ago.

Hello. I am sorry to hear Hogie is having some trouble. My name is ***** ***** I have been a veterinary nurse for 26 years, one of my areas of specialty is nutrition.

Can you tell me what you mean by he can not hold the food down is he vomiting?

How long has he been on the ID, how long on the A/d do you know why the vet chose these diets? What was he eating before this?

Have you tried the WD or any of the diet from Purina or Royal Canine?

Can you tell me what you mean by your vet has given up on him?

Is he on insulin, when was blood work done last?

The more history you can give the better I will be able to help you.