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  1. Dog Health and Food
    So my pup was recently diagnosed with diabetes! The vet showed me how to inject the insulin, and instructed about changes I'm diet! The only part I was confused about is where exactly the injection goes. Does it go into the skin or directly beneath the skin? I want to make sure that I'm doing it...
  2. Dog Health and Food
    Hi all, My dog is 15, blind and diabetic. Has been for 3 years. Recently we noticed a growth that's the size of a lemon on his lower abdominal. It seemed to have formed over night, although I know that's probably not the case. It is hard to the touch and immovable. It looks red and irritated...
  3. Dog Health and Food
    My 6 year old cavalier king charles spaniel has been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Have many questions about caring for a dog with this disease. Any info would be helpful: quality of life, life expectancy, diet, other health issues. I am 76, my husband is 80; how difficult is caring for a...
  4. Dog Health and Food
    Hello all. Thanks in advance for your help. I have a pitbull mix rescue who we assume is anywhere from 8-10 years old. Recently, he has been EXCESSIVELY thirsty. He will drink and drink for about 1-2 minutes straight. At first I just chalked it up to the summer heat, but now I’m not so sure. He...
  5. Dog Health and Food
    My dog Tash suddenly went blind and deaf four weeks ago. He's 18 years old, a poodle mutt, in good health. He's had cataracts for many years, but was able to move everywhere, run and play with my other dog, and never bump into things. A month ago I left him inside the car for two hours, when I...
  6. New Dogs and Puppies
    I have a dog that is 15 years old and he is blind from cataracts (probably caused by the diabetes he has.) In the house i live in, there are a lot of steps unfortunately and lately he has been afraid to go down the steps in the backyard (there are only 3 of them.) He usually will step on one and...
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