Do dogs get diabetes?

Answer Dogs do get diabetes, which is not considered an uncommon canine disease. Usually the onset occurs in older, adult dogs. Several treatments are available, depending on the type of diabetes. Treatme... Read More »

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Diabetes in Old Dogs?

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition that occurs when a dog's body has a deficiency in the production of the hormone insulin. This deficiency results in an inability to metabolize sugar. Diabet... Read More »

Diabetes in Dogs and Blindness?

Diabetes is a serious health issue in dogs that can lead to a number of complications including blindness. Knowing the symptoms of diabetes and blindness require an attention to your dog's behavior... Read More »

Diabetes in Small Dogs?

Diabetes occurs when the pancreas does not produce insulin, or does not produce enough insulin, and the blood glucose levels rise. This can cause a decrease in energy and often leads to serious con... Read More »

Diabetes in Older Dogs?

Diabetes mellitus, the most common type of diabetes in dogs, usually affects older dogs from 7 to 9 years of age, says dog trainer Norma Bennett Woolf. A lack of insulin causes diabetes mellitus, w... Read More »