Could Your Pet Be Diabetic?

Although any cat or dog can develop diabetes the following breeds have shown an increased risk of developing the disease:

  • Keeshond

  • Poodle

  • Samoyed

  • Daschund

  • Alaskan malamute

  • Miniature schnauzer

  • Chow chow

  • Beagle

  • Doberman

  • Labrador retriever

  • Hungarian puli

  • Golden retriever

  • Miniature pinscher

  • Old English sheepdog

  • Springer spaniel

  • Schipperke

  • Finnish spitz

  • West Highland white terrier

  • Cairn terrier

In the UK and Australia, burmese cats have been reported to have a higher incidence of diabetes mellitus

For further more detailed information on diabetes in your pet take a look at MSD Animal Health excellent advice website using the link below:

Diabetes Advice from MSD Animal Health.

If you think your pet might be showing any of the symptoms described on this page, then please give the surgery a call on 01375 373202 to talk to a member of staff and arrange an appointment.