Diabetes mellitus is a condition that can affect dogs and cats as well as humans. Although diabetes can’t be cured, it can be managed very successfully. There are certain risk factors that can increase the chances of a pet getting diabetes, so it’s important to be familiar with them and keep an eye out.
If your dog has one or more of these risk factors, ask your veterinarian about diabetes testing.
If your cat has one or more of these risk factors, ask your veterinarian about diabetes testing.
Fatigue or weakness
Weight loss despite increased appetite
If your pet is diagnosed with diabetes, don’t panic. With good veterinary support and a glucose monitor, you should be able to provide the right care for your pet and ensure you both many more happy years together.