Signs of diabetes in dogs include
- Increased thirst and increased frequency of urination
- Increased appetite
- Lethargy or malaise
- Weight loss
- Infections – urinary tract, skin, lungs
- Vomiting, diarrhoea, halitosis
- Poor eyesight due to cataracts
Signs of diabetes in dogs can be varied. Often your dog can be quite well despite having diabetes, however sometimes they can become quite sick. These animals usually have a serious and life-threatening condition called diabetic ketoacidosis, which requires hospitalisation. At CARE, we provide 24-hour intensive care for dogs in Melbourne, and cats, and we are experienced in managing all aspects of diabetes in dogs and cats.
We have experienced emergency vets on duty 24-hours per day. We are a vet open 24h in Melbourne.
Our internal medicine specialist, Dr. Sophie Hayes, is very experienced in management of all aspects of diabetes in dogs and diabetes in cats. Please do not hesitate to contact us at Centre for Animal Referral and Emergency (CARE), if you have any questions or concerns about you dog with diabetes or cat with diabetes.