Posts tagged "diabetic dog"

Insulin for Dogs Interchangeable with Human Insulin?

Insulin for Dogs Interchangeable with Human Insulin?
Q: My Welsh Corgi was diagnosed with diabetes earlier this year, when he hit 44 lbs. My previous vet scared me to death about this, prescribing Vetsulin (insulin) and Hill’s Science diet W/D prescription food (wet and dry), not to mention syringes. All of this treatment cost a small fortune.I switched to a different veterinarian.... Read more »

Reader Questions Answered: Fleas All Over; Sick Cat; Silky Terrier and Mange

Reader Questions Answered: Fleas All Over; Sick Cat; Silky Terrier and Mange
LAS VEGAS, NV. — These reader questions were answered by experts at the Western Veterinary Conference, attended by about 9,000 veterinary professionals and veterinary students, Feb. 19-23. Q: My 12-year-old cat got fleas for the first time two months ago. She weighs about 25 pounds. I tried a flea powder, but no luck. Then I... Read more »
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