Poor Rufus Has Dog Diabetes
(St. Louis, MO, USA)
I just found out yesterday my chocolate lab Rufus has dog diabetes. He was very overweight and I had started reducing is food and snacks, then all at once he got real down, started vomiting and became extremely thirsty.
I took him to the vet and that’s when I was told. He was very sick and lost 13 pounds in one and a half weeks. I’ve been doing research and I am looking for recipes for me to make his food. I want to use "real" ingredients. I have another chocolate lab also and he has been upset over Rufus so I want to change both of their diets and keep them healthy and alive for a long time.
Rufus is currently on insulin twice a day but I’m hoping to get him well enough for him not to need it anymore. The advice I would give is to get rid of prepackaged food and go healthy! For you and your best friend.
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