Category: Pet Diabetes

Why Does My Diabetic Pet Hide Her Treats for Later? | Ask Dr. Joi

My dog has a habit of hiding bones around the house and having a bone dinner whenever she feels like it. Then she is finicky over her dinner. I usually half dose her when I am suspicious of this. Do bones (milk bones specifically) work like food? If I know she’s secretly eaten many hidden bones due to a “crumbs mess'” she has left behind, can I give a full dose of insulin?

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How Often Should I Check a Pets Glucose Curve? | Ask Dr. Joi

Questions from the diabetic pet owner are the fuel I use to keep myself educated on all things related to pet diabetes. I’ve had some incredible questions asked of me over the years, and quite a few that have made me do some research so I could understand it and then make it easy to understand for all of the diabetic pet owners that I encounter.

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An Old and Thirsty Cat Doesn’t Always Mean Diabetes | Ask Dr. Joi

I get some great questions from clients. They inspire me with article ideas and keep me in tune with diabetic pet owners. I enjoy interacting with our readers, and sometimes the questions are worthy of a newsletter. I bet if one person has this question and takes the time to write me, there are likely lots of folks with a similar question. Today’s question involves a kitty that has been drinking a lot of water.

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