Type 2 Diabetes In Dogs: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment Options

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When your dog develops type 2 diabetes, the way their body processes insulin changes and their body gradually becomes resistant to insulin. This then prevents glucose levels being regulated efficiently, as muscles and organs in your dog’s body can’t process glucose for energy in the normal way they would be able to if their insulin levels were stable. Glucose builds up and can put too much strain on your dog’s liver and pancreas as they struggle to process it, and this can lead to organ damage over time.…

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How to Buy a Healthy Portuguese Water Dog Puppy From a Breeder

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Portuguese Water Dogs are cute, but they often suffer from serious health problems. To avoid taking home a puppy that is going to develop serious health issues in later life, you should first carry out a few basic health checks. These involve examining the dog, as well as checking its health records and finding out as much as you can about the dog’s parents. Physical Signs of Health in Portuguese Water Dog Puppies…

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Monday Morning Horse Disease - Action and Prevention

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Monday morning disease, or equine rhabdomyolysis syndrome, is a rapid-onset disease that is very painful for your horse and very frightening for you.  But what is Monday morning disease and what can your equine vet do to help your horse?  Read on to find out more.  What is Monday morning disease? Monday morning disease is also colloquially known as tying-up, set-fast, and azoturia.  The condition primarily affects horses that are usually in moderate to hard work, but have recently undergone enforced confinement, perhaps due to very wet weather, icy roads etc.…

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