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Old 07-18-2020, 06:09 AM
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I actually use a thin lancet on jesse who is a beagle that have a long snout like your dog which means there is plenty of inner lip to test. Maybe the lance device setting may need to be a bit deeper . I have removed the plastic protector on my devices so the lance has direct contact . You could try a different lance device . The ear is a tough place to test and did not work out for jesse

there are videos on testing the inner lip . If you dog is accepting it may just take a bit of practice

You doing a great job
Jesse-26 lbs - 16.5 years old ,11 years diabetic, one meal a day homemade and a vitabone snack . 3 shots of Novolin( under the Relion name ) a day . Total insulin for a 24 hour period is 6.5 units of NPH insulin .
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