Posts Tagged: Pet Diabetes
Pet Diabetes Care & More – Pet Diabetes Month
With pet obesity on the rise and the modern pet diet lacking sufficient nutrients, the number of pets with diabetes is steadily increasing. Diabetic pets are much more common than they once were. The AVMA says diabetes is most common in dogs aged 4-14 years and cats aged 7-10 years. Since it’s Pet Diabetes Month, we want to provide you with the knowledge and know-how to care for a diabetic pet. We’re here for all of your local pet wellness needs here in Kemah, Texas. Whether your pet is diabetic or you’re investigating issues that could be ailing your beloved pet.
As always, if your pet is experiencing any unusual symptoms, please schedule a veterinary appointment right away.Continue…
Just a Pinch: Giving Insulin to Pets
When a pet is diagnosed with diabetes, it can be overwhelming. It is emotional enough to learn that your sweet baby has a serious disease, but then discovering that you are going to be responsible for administering insulin injections can be downright terrifying.
Thankfully, giving insulin to pets is something almost all of our pet owners are able to learn. Bayside Animal Hospital is here to help you navigate this important task.
Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that makes it possible for the body to utilize the glucose found in food. If the pancreas is not producing enough insulin, or if the body’s cells need more insulin than normal (insulin resistance), a pet becomes diabetic. Continue…
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