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  • Are there special diets for dogs with diabetes?

    Yes. There are special diets for dogs with diabetes. These diets are generally low in fat and high in fiber. They are formulated to help to decrease the amount of insulin that a diabetic dog may need.

    If your dog has diabetes, I recommend talking to your local veterinarian about how a special diet may help. He or she can recommend the specific food that will be best for your pet.

    For more information, you can read our article on diabetes mellitus. You can also visit our pet nutrition center, where you’ll find additional resources for pet nutrition, diet selection, and practical feeding tips.


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