Pet Diet and Nutrition

Jul 12, 2018

Pet Diabetes Diet Choices Can Greatly Affect Blood Glucose Levels

By Dr . Joi Sutton|2018-07-13T10:10:47-04:00Updated: July 12th, 2018|Pet Care, Pet Diet & Nutrition, Pet Newsletter|10 Comments

I think it’s easier for human diabetics to make sound nutritional choices for themselves than for their diabetic pets. Eating a colorful salad is clearly a better choice than eating a greasy burger on a thick white bun. Eating broccoli is clearly a better choice than having a cupcake. You can expect simple carbs like white […]

Jan 18, 2018

What Should I Feed My Diabetic Pet? | Ask Dr. Joi

By Dr . Joi Sutton|2018-03-06T13:36:51-05:00Updated: January 18th, 2018|Pet Care, Pet Diabetes, Pet Diet & Nutrition, Pet Newsletter|6 Comments

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 […]

Jun 8, 2017

Is Your Diabetic Pet Always Pestering You for Food?

By Dr . Joi Sutton|2017-06-07T14:40:50-04:00Updated: June 8th, 2017|Pet Care, Pet Diabetes, Pet Diet & Nutrition, Pet Newsletter|25 Comments

This morning when I got up and wandered toward the coffee pot my cats made a beeline toward the kitchen, meowing like they hadn't eaten in days. This, of course, is not true, no matter what they might tell you. I have a skinny male cat who refuses to eat more than a few bites at a time. And I have a voluptuous female cat that has been on a diet for the last 11 years.

Mar 2, 2017

Treatment Options for Pets with Acute Diarrhea

By Dr . Joi Sutton|2017-04-03T14:24:32-04:00Updated: March 2nd, 2017|Pet Care, Pet Diet & Nutrition, Pet Newsletter|4 Comments

Recently the topic of diarrhea came up with a dear human friend. It’s not something folks typically discuss in polite company, unless you are a veterinarian. We veterinarians deal with the issue of diarrhea on a daily basis with our patients. Of course I teased my friend with the problem, “Did you get into the trash […]

Oct 20, 2016

Low Carb Diet for Diabetic Cats | Ask Dr. Joi

By Dr . Joi Sutton|2023-08-25T21:09:45-04:00Updated: October 20th, 2016|Pet Care, Pet Diabetes, Pet Diet & Nutrition, Pet Newsletter|2 Comments

Oftentimes, I am amazed at how diligent the parents of diabetic pets are. Not only are you on top of your pet’s diabetes management, but you’re all so willing and wanting to learn more to keep your pets as happy and healthy as possible. Below is an email from someone who is clearly on top of […]

Sep 22, 2016

Underweight Diabetic Dogs and Test Strips | Ask Dr. Joi

By Dr . Joi Sutton|2023-09-25T10:52:49-04:00Updated: September 22nd, 2016|Pet Care, Pet Diabetes, Pet Diet & Nutrition, Pet Newsletter|0 Comments

I love getting emails from our readers. Sometimes they are so good I share them. Let’s jump right into two recent email interactions I’ve had as you may have had similar questions about underweight diabetic dogs or test strip storage.

Do you have specific diet recommendations for thin diabetic dogs? I’ve read a few of your articles […]

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