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Dog nutrition plays a key role in
treating the diabetic dog.
In pets, as in people, diabetes is a deficiency of the pancreatic
called insulin. Insulin works by transporting sugar out of the blood
into cells where it is used as energy. When the body fails to produce
insulin, sugar, in the form of glucose, accumulates in the blood. When
it reaches a certain level, it passes into urine. Since the chemical
of sugar attract water, a diabetic dog begins to drink water and
excessively. These are often the first signs of diabetes visible to the
Other diabetic symptoms include listlessness,
vomiting and poor hair
coat. Increased or decreased appetite along with weight loss are also
symptoms in diabetic pets. Some
of these symptoms are common to other diseases. Your veterinarian can
whether diabetes is the underlying reason for your pet's symptoms.
it's only when illness strikes, that we learn about proper dog
Providing a healthy diet is the first step in improving you pet's
defenses and providing a strong foundation for good health. No amount
drugs can correct the underlying problem of poor nutrition. With the
pet, nutrition becomes even more critical. Increasingly, researchers,
and pet owners are looking to and finding help through nutrition.
DOG COOKIE COMPANY'S Diabetic
Cookies contain ingredients known to reduce blood sugar. Fiber and
combine to help slow the rate of food metabolism, allowing your dog to
manage its insulin requirements better. The brewers yeast in these
aids in using blood glucose more effectively. The garlic helps
digestive function. Each ingredient was selected for its nutritive and
health benefits. Remember that diabetic pets need regular veterinary
Consistent exercise and optimum weight maintenance also decrease your
insulin needs. You will find approximately 40 cookies in each package.