Premium Edge Pet Food

Diabetes – In Pets?

November has been declared Pet Diabetes Month by Intervet, an animal health company. Intervet recently announced that less than 50% of pet owners surveyed were aware of the fact that pets can get diabetes. Diabetes is a life-threatening disease if it is not diagnosed and managed properly. In a 2003 study of veterinary teaching hospitals, it was reported that 1 dog of every 580 dogs will be diagnosed with diabetes. This number may not sound alarming, but realize that many dogs are diagnosed by their regular veterinarian and the diagnosis is not made at a teaching hospital. The figure for cats is 1 in 200. To learn more about diabetes, please read our article in the Pet Care section.

This section features current events in the veterinary world and information about pet care that is timely – such as holiday hazards around the holidays or dental care during the month of February. If you would like to see a particular topic, please use our contact form and choose ‘General Feedback, Other’.

Thanks for reading!
Veterinary Technical Services Department

© 2017 Premium Edge Pet Food. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy
Site by Woodruff Sweitzer.