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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 12-30-2016, 05:16 PM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Roxy the Boxer

I think my Annie has been on Synovi G3 soft chews for over 2 years. ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-19-2016, 11:10 AM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Roxy the Boxer

The ingredient list doesn't sound good, but many diabetic dogs can obtain good glucose control eating it. Who knows if there is really any cancer concerns because of the lower life span of dogs.
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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-02-2016, 01:01 PM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Roxy the Boxer

That would drive me crazy!:D Watching them on the "Puppy cam" while they squat, or poop, I'd be yelling at the screen for them to go outside!!!:D

Craig
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-02-2016, 11:15 AM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Roxy the Boxer

Let's see what others say. I hate running to the vet for everything, but don't know if you will be needing antibiotics.

Craig
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 03-02-2016, 11:05 AM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Roxy the Boxer

Hard to tell which pup is sick. Years ago we had three dogs and one look guilty even if one of his brothers did something wrong.

You better do something about the toe problem, sounds like an...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-14-2016, 02:08 PM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Roxy the Boxer

If you have a few extra minutes you might do something Roxy really enjoys, like playing ball, or of course a tiny treat? Sometimes I grab the area where I'm going to inject and just give it 3-4...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-25-2016, 05:49 PM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Roxy the Boxer

This is Annie's dry kibble: http://bluebuffalo.com/natural-dog-food/healthy-holistic-blue-life-protection-formula/dry-food/lpf-healthy-weight-adult-chicken-and-brown-rice-recipe/

I've also tried...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-25-2016, 02:54 PM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Roxy the Boxer

Maybe adding an ounce or two of Chicken Stock would get Roxy's attention? Read the labels and probably go with lowest fat / lowest sodium. This one sounds OK??? ...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-25-2016, 02:36 PM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Roxy the Boxer

284 is looking better, BUT that was without eating?? Guessing the reading would be 100-200 higher if she had eaten a full meal, assuming the clinic gave pretty much a full dose of insulin. If the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-25-2016, 11:44 AM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Roxy the Boxer

Yes, in my opinion a curve without a "normal" meal is near worthless. I suppose something can be learned, but it wouldn't be representative of a normal day. Much better to do it at home when...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-24-2016, 07:14 PM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Roxy the Boxer

Changed the thread title:)

Craig
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-24-2016, 04:21 PM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Help I'm reading the boards..

Syringe needle length is personal preference. I like the short ones, but Annie is a small dog. In the beginning we used the long needles, but changed to the short ones after a year or so. No harm...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-24-2016, 02:43 PM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Help I'm reading the boards..

:D As I mentioned, we all have our own thoughts:D. Food is something brings out hundreds of suggestions! I don't really remember why I selected Blue Buffalo Healthy Weight (the dry kibble), but I'm...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-24-2016, 02:05 PM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Help I'm reading the boards..

First, remember most of us have experience with our diabetic pups, but are not veterinarians. You will read "every dog / situation is different", so what works with one dog might nor work for...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 01-24-2016, 11:58 AM
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Posted By CraigM
Re: Help I'm reading the boards..

Welcome to the forum.

Tell us more about your pup: weight, type of insulin, spayed, other medical conditions?

Keep in mind food and insulin goes together. For instance if the "normal" meal is...
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