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Diabetes in Dogs and Cats: What You Need to Know

We usually think of diabetes as a human disease. But it’s becoming more prevalent in dogs and cats. Diabetes in Dogs Diabetes in dogs is usually classified as Type 1, where the body is not producing enough insulin, a hormone crucial to metabolism. Untreated, diabetes mellitus (DM) can be fatal. Female dogs are twice as likely… Read more »

5 Reasons to Test Your Cat for Diabetes

One of our least favorite diagnoses to make in cats is Type II diabetes. Feline diabetes is largely preventable and unnecessary. And, diabetes can be a real challenge to treat for many cat owners. Fortunately, Type II diabetes in cats is also one of those diseases that benefits from early detection and treatment. Why test your… Read more »

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