Canine diabetes may not be curable, but it is manageable in most dogs–if the condition is diagnosed early and treated properly. Only a veterinarian can diagnose this condition in dogs, but treatment will largely fall on the lap of the dog’s owners and it is no small thing. Treating any medical condition is a daily responsibility to be carried out consistently for the rest of the dog’s life. However, knowing the knowing the three components of at-home care for a diabetic dog–food, medication, and exercise–you can create a schedule that is balanced, not overwhelming.
|The Affenpinscher originated in Germany and was first used to control rodents in stables and businesses. Eventually was bred to serve as a companion and keep mice out of the home. It is named because of its monkey-like looks “affenpinscher’ means monkey terrier and is one of the oldest breeds of companion or toy dogs.|