Diabetes: the silent disease

Symptoms of Diabetes in dogs and cats:

-Loss of appetite

-Excessive drinking and urination (PUPD)

-Vomiting

-Dehydration

-Weight loss

-Loss of muscles and weakness

-Depression and lethargy

-Unkempt haircoat and dandruff

*On a personal note: my dog started wetting the bed at night, he was diagnosed with diabetes when he was 8 years old. After proper diet, exercise and regulated insulin injections, he lived a long happy life.

Routine blood work can determine if your pet is a diabetic. Consult your veterinarian.