Endocrine

Your pet could be suffering from a number of endocrine diseases and disorders you should be aware of. This is often related to glands and hormones. Learn the symptoms, prevention tips, treatment, and more.

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Hypothyroidism In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

Thyroid issues are a common concern for humans, but did you know that they can affect your dog too? Hypothyroidism can make your dog feel sluggish, along with a slew of other side effects. It’s essential to know about causes, symptoms, and treatment so you can keep your pup healthy…

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Does Your Dog Need Diabetic Dog Food?

Diabetes is a well-known illness in humans, but it is also found in dogs. While data isn’t clear, anywhere from 1 in every 200-500 dogs will be diagnosed with canine diabetes at some point in their life. Luckily it’s relatively easy to treat and control a dog’s diabetes if caught early enough. Through proper diet and possible insulin shots, dogs can go on to live long, happy lives. Looking for diabetic dog food? Here we’ll share some options and share some common causes and signs to look for in diabetic dogs.

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Diabetes In Dogs: How To Spot & Treat This Chronic Disease

Can dogs get diabetes? Yes, and it’s on the rise at alarming rates, just as it is with humans. Between 2009 and 2019, the incidence of canine diabetes increased a whopping 66%, according to an extensive 2019 nationwide report by Banfield Pet Hospital. Diabetes in dogs is a chronic, progressive disease that can lead to some serious health complications without treatment. Early detection and management of the disease are key. But with ongoing treatment, a healthy diet, and regular exercise, diabetic dogs can live long and happy lives.

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