Which Symptom Can Be an Alert for the Dog Diabetes?

Q:

My Cookie was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes! I am so surprised! Never thought this disease could happen to the dog… what are the symptoms? I need to write them down for Coco, Cookie’s sister.

 

A:
Yeah, this do happen to dogs in both type 1 and type 2. Both types share some warning symptoms.

You should pay more attention to the following signs:
• Change in appetite
• Increased urination
• Unusually sweet-smelling or fruity breath
• Excessive thirst/increase in water consumption
• Weight loss
• Lethargy
• Dehydration
• Vomiting
• Cataract formation, blindness
• Urinary tract infections
• Chronic skin infections

 

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