Acute Hyperglycemia in Diabetic Dogs: When To Call The Vet

Posted on: 8 June 2021
Dogs diagnosed with diabetes are more likely to experience a sudden bout of high blood sugar known as acute hyperglycemia. This condition can quickly become a life-threatening emergency. If your dog is diagnosed with this condition, it is important to know the signs of acute hyperglycemia and how to manage it.  Signs of Acute Hyperglycemia Any dog with diabetes will experience sustained, high blood sugar levels if you are not careful to administer their insulin and keep them on a carbohydrate-restricted diet.
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Handling A Pet Emergency

Posted on: 7 April 2021
A health emergency with your pet can be a frightening experience for any owner. In addition to the pain of seeing a beloved pet sick or injured, an owner may also feel stress due to not knowing how they should respond in these situations to help their pet. Consider The Value Of Having An Emergency Plan In Place For Your Pet It may not be possible for you to effectively anticipate all of the potential health problems that your pet may encounter.
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Spaying Does More Than Prevent Puppies

Posted on: 26 February 2021
The primary reason to spay a female dog is, of course, to prevent puppies. However, this is not the only reason for spaying. If you're considering whether or not you should spay your female dog, then it's important to be fully aware of all the benefits of spaying. Here's a look at a few distinct ones. Reduced Risk of Various Illnesses The best-known health benefit of spaying is that it removes the risk of reproductive cancers in dogs.
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How Serious Is A Broken Tail In Dogs?

Posted on: 20 January 2021
Dogs are amazingly expressive creatures, especially when you consider the fact that they can't actually talk. You know your dog and can read their moods. One of the most obvious ways in which your dog expresses themselves is with their tail. A dog's tail is a remarkably complex part of their anatomy, allowing a form of signal-based communication, not to mention the fact that it greatly aids their balance. A broken tail doesn't only mean that your dog may be unable to adequately demonstrate their mood, but it can also be quite dangerous.
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