Diabetes, a common condition for humans, is also relatively common amongst dogs and cats.

November is recognized as Pet Diabetes Awareness Month. Spreading awareness about diabetes in dogs and cats is vital to helping pet owners spot and treat the disorder early.

If any of the following signs apply, you should bring your dog or cat to your veterinarian for a checkup.

  • Urinates frequently
  • Drinks a lot of water
  • Is always hungry
  • Has lost weight Signs
  • Eyes appear cloudy
  • Coat has deteriorated
  • Sleeps more or is less active