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Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 11-06-2011, 05:28 AM
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Posted By shout
Giving insulin and the time change

My dog Jagger, is on 9 units of insulin twice a day, 8 a m and 8 p m. Now the time changed, we set the clocks back an hour. My question...do I give him his shot at 8 by the clock or move it to keep...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-27-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By shout
Re: Giving Shots

I was doing it at first w/o a peep from him, so I figure I'm doing something he doesn't like. What do u mean by to shallow? I try to rotate the site, but that could be a problem too. I just hate it...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-27-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By shout
Giving Shots

It seems I'm doing something wrong now. Jagger didn't whimper at first, but now when I give him his shot he does. Not when I inject him but when I put the insulin in. What can I be doing wrong? I...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-23-2011, 04:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,443
Posted By shout
Re: Newly diagnosed & having trouble regulating

Good morning all, Thanks for the advice on dry eye, we are considering the eye doctor, soon as we build up our funds again. Jagger is doing great...seems to be feeling good. Only problem I'm having...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-22-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,443
Posted By shout
Re: Newly diagnosed & having trouble regulating

Does that seem to help and can he see? Jagger is on ciprofloxacin 2 drops every 2 hrs. and erythromycin opthalmic oint. But at times he seems like he doesnt want to open his eyes. And his eyes look...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-22-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,443
Posted By shout
Re: Newly diagnosed & having trouble regulating

Good morning all, Jagger came home yesterday 2/21 and so far so good! Its close to the time for his shot, which still makes me nervous but I'm getting better. He has to go in for a recheck in 7 days....
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-21-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,551
Posted By shout
Re: Newly diagnosed with diabetes

Hi Andy, I am new to all of this too. I did get kinda used to doing the insulin shots, my next step, starting today will be testing. Wish me luck. I just wanted to say hello to you because we seem to...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-21-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,443
Posted By shout
Re: Newly diagnosed & having trouble regulating

Thank you so much, very helpful info there. Jaggy is coming home this afternoon and I am so excited, happy and scared all in one. But we will be ok, coz we have to be. I may need help and words of...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-21-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,443
Posted By shout
Re: Newly diagnosed & having trouble regulating

When I do get Jagger home, what is the best way to track the blood tests? Is there a chart or something? Or just keep a log. I need to clam down, breath! I know we will do fine, in time.
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-21-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,443
Posted By shout
Re: Newly diagnosed & having trouble regulating

Good morning all, When I first took Jagger to the vet, I took him to his reg. vet who is getting old and isn't up on a lot of stuff. He put him on 10 units twice a day. We had problems with that so...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-20-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,443
Posted By shout
Re: Newly diagnosed & having trouble regulating

I just want to thank each and every one of you so so much. Reading your posts sure made me feel better. I visited Jagger today and he seemed to be doing pretty good, was happy to see me as I was...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-20-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,443
Posted By shout
Re: Newly diagnosed & having trouble regulating

It sure can be crazy, Jagger has been in the hospital since Thurs. The Vet did suggest testing at home but I was hoping to get him a little more regulated b4 I did that. Because honestly I panic when...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-20-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,443
Posted By shout
Re: Newly diagnosed & having trouble regulating

I don't know anything about this and it is all so over-whelming to us. I do know that they are testing every 2 hrs. As far as ketones, I'm clueless, what is that. We feel better leaving him in the...
Forum: Diabetes Discussion: Your Dog 02-20-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,443
Posted By shout
Newly diagnosed & having trouble regulating

Hi, I'm new here and new to diabetes. My dog Jagger is 6 yrs old and a terrier mix. He weighs is about 35 lbs. He was diagnosed last Fri. Feb. 17 with diabetes, BG was 326. He was put on 10 units of...
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