Plan to give insulin injections under the skin 1-2 times per day as prescribed.
Use a home glucometer to track trends and tell the vet if levels are off.
Monitor Blood Sugar
Feed the same diabetic-friendly food at regular times to stabilize sugar.
Provide Consistent Meals
High sugar can cause thirst and urination, so be prepared for some accidents.
Diabetic dogs need vet checkups and bloodwork done more often to regulate treatment.
Vet Visit Frequently
Budget for expenses like insulin, needles, prescription food and vet care.
Proper exercise helps manage diabetes. Avoid intensive exercise right after shots.