Symptoms of Canine Diabetes

Did you know that diabetes in canines is becoming more and more prevalent in the U.S. and Canada? It’s important to understand diabetes and how it can present itself in order to recognize it in your own dog and get him treatment as soon as possible. Although canine diabetes has been noted to most often occur in obese dogs, female and senior dogs, it can show up at any age no matter the sex or the breed. For instance, young dogs and even male dogs have been known to develop diabetes at various stages in life. Diabetes in canines occurs when there isn’t enough insulin produced in the body or the body doesn’t know what to do with the insulin it has. The most common symptoms of diabetes are extreme thirst and frequent urination. This is often accompanied by weight loss. If you see any of these signs in your dog, then contact your veterinary clinic White Rock, TX.


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