6 Ways To Prevent Diabetes in Dogs

Source:  Pet MD / By Helen Anne Travis


Canine diabetes is on the rise. According to Banfield Pet Hospital’s 2016 State of Pet Health report, cases of diabetes in dogs have increased by almost 80 percent since 2006.

Unfortunately with dogs, diabetes isn’t always preventable, says Dr. Anthony Ishak, a veterinarian at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Tampa, FL.

“Some dogs are going to get diabetes no matter what you do,” he says. But you may be able to make it easier to manage or reduce the severity of your pup’s symptoms by following these six tips.

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