There are two types of diabetes which occur in both humans and our domestic pets. Diabetes insipidus (water diabetes) is relatively rare. Diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes) is common, and is the disease that most people are referring to when they simply say “diabetes”. Diabetes occurs very commonly in dogs; although it is somewhat less common [...]

Kidney Disease

Kidney Disease What do kidneys do? Kidneys filter the blood and excrete waste products into the urine. They produce hormones for new red blood cell production (Erythropoeiten). They help control blood pressure. They retain water in the body and help keep electrolytes balanced.   What is chronic renal disease insufficiency? It is a slowly progressive [...]