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Our 11 year old dog was diagnosed with diabetes about one
Our 11 year old dog was diagnosed with diabetes about one month ago. We were told to give him 10 units of insulin 2 times per day, which we did. He started losing weight, which I guess is to be expect… read more
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Rebecca
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My toy poodle was recently diagnosed w diabetes. She's been doing well, chicken/diet kibble diet & 7 units insulin twice a day. Tonight she seems depressed, wouldn't eat & is very thirsty. Hand-fed he… read more
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Dr. Drew
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choc lab is 12. she's had diabetes a yr. they tried
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Dr. Emily
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My 6 y/o 11 pound poodle dxd 2/52 ago w/ diabetes, started
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
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Doctoral Degree
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my dog is a diabetic...we give her 10 units...twice a day..i
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Doctor Jeff
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My dog is 14, diabetic, anemic and very thin due to diabetes.
My dog is 14, diabetic, anemic and very thin due to diabetes. She recently started peeing frequently again and i increased her units of Vetsuline to 24, she was on 23 units. now the past couple days s… read more
Dr. Scarlett
Dr. Scarlett
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Doctoral Degree
2,699 satisfied customers
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Dr. Scarlett
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr.Beth
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Hi recently my dog was diagnosed with diabetes, he has been
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I have a Lhasa Apso 12-1/2 years old that has diabetes. I
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my dog who has diabetes still has very high glucose levels.
my dog who has diabetes still has very high glucose levels. I give him vetsulin twice a day with his meals. He''s on w/d. He''s gotten very skinny except for his belly which seems swollen. He drinks a… read more
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I have a Poodle who is nine years old and I recently learned that he has Diabetes. What can be done to help him? He is now taking 2 shots of Insulin a day, one in the morning and one in the evening, 5… read more
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