Once your dog becomes an adult, it may show signs of dog diabetes; we wrote a comprehensive articles on how to tackle dog diabetes using a controlled diet but there are the symptoms:

  • Urinating noticeably more than usual
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Drinking extreme amounts of water
  • Dog is acting lethargic
  • Cataract formation
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis

And canine diabetes is getting worse.

Since 2011, cases of diabetes in dogs have increased by over 30 percent and feline diabetes also surged by 16 percent. The fact that diabetes increases across both domesticated pets tells us that human are probably a big cause. A second cause may be the quality of the various pet foods available in supermarkets and online.

The most common type of diabetes in dogs is diabetes Mellitus, also called sugar diabetes. It’s good to know that there is no cure as of today for diabetes; but with a lot of control, it is possible to live a long life with it.