1. Diabetic dogs and cataracts

    Diabetic dogs and cataracts By Emira Sanabria CVT / Lead Ophthalmology Technician   When your dog is diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (higher than normal levels of sugar in the blood) the overall health of its eyes may be at risk as well.  A high percentage of dogs will get cataracts as a consequence of this condition. Even dogs with well controlled sugar levels can develop cataracts. It may…Read More

  2. Diabetes in Dogs and Cats

    Diabetes in dogs and cats Dana - Veterinary Technician Similar to people, when dogs and cats eat, the food is broken down into more basic nutrients such as proteins and sugars. The sugar enters the bloodstream and is taken in by our pet’s cells for use as energy. When this process does not happen due to a disease called diabetes mellitus, the blood becomes saturated with sugar and the body suffe…Read More