diabetes

Bad Breath In Dogs – Systemic Causes

Bad Breath In Dogs – Systemic Causes

Bad breath in dogs is commonly caused by poor dental health and also, can come from the occasionaly foray into the cat box or eating other stinky garbage.  And while we mentioned in passing in another other post about possible systemic causes for your dog’s bad breath, we didn’t go into any of those causes in any detail. Let’s take a closer look at some of these causes now: One - Sinusitis and rhinitis . Inflammation of the sinuses and also the nasal cavities can cause bad breath in your dog. Symptoms include discharge from the nose, labored breathing, and…
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Does Your Dog Have Diabetes?

Does Your Dog Have Diabetes?

Just like humans, dogs can develop diabetes. This is a chronic condition and while serious, if you work closely with your veterinarian to manage the disease, your dog can live a long and happy life. Just what is diabetes? There are two forms: One - Insulin deficiency diabetes - This is where your dog’s pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin, the hormone responsible for driving sugar (glucose) into the cells where it can be used for energy. This results in your dog having to take insulin shots every day and is the most common type of diabetes seen in dogs. Two…
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