November is National Pet Diabetes Month.
Early signs of diabetes include increased appetite, weight loss, and sleeping, drinking, and urinating more often. More
The obesity epidemic in the U.S. extends to our pets, with an estimated 37 percent increase in overweight or obese dogs and a shocking 90 percent increase in overweight or obese cats in the past 6 to 7 years, according to a USA Today article.
Like anything else — awareness of your pets demeanor and behavior — early detection — and dedicated care — is crucial to the outcome.