Diabetic Pet Care
So, you just got the news from the vet. Your fuzzy darling has diabetes! Insulin shots, blood testing, sugar values, infections. Life as you know it is ruined. Forget about taking any trips or leaving town! Take a deep breath, and relax; I’m here to help you. Cat or Dogs diabetes is a treatable, manageable condition. You can maintain your sanity, your pet’s health, and have a specialized pet sitter all on a reasonable budget!
As a professional pet sitter that is a certified veterinary assistant you can imagine the horror stories I have heard over the years about the unqualified pet care taker that takes on the diabetic pets. I understand it is more than just giving a shot once or twice a day. You don’t “shake” the insulin bottle which is kept in the refrigerator, you “roll” it. I know there are also several different types of insulin – Humulin U , Humulin N, Humulin R, Vetulin, Insulin Pens, short, medium & long acting. There is a time window you can “play with” of when the shot is given, different locations you can give the injection & how to properly measure the insulin. In addition to these elements I also monitor your pets water consumption & urination’s. Understanding that a pet that consumes large amounts of water has to go to the bathroom more often & is more prone to accidents.
Below is a video of me giving Jackson the cat a insulin injection.
I am always will to assist pet owners with medicating and place emphasis on this! Why? Because I have been in those shoes & I know personally how scary and intimidating it can be. When I was younger my cat Katie who was only 5 years old was diagnosed with Acute Renal (Kidney ) Failure & was knocking on deaths door. Next thing I know I’m learning how to give pills, subcutaneous fluids and introduced to a whole new part of the pet owners world. Thanks to Katie I am where I am today in the pet industry!
I know personally as pet owner, one of my worst fears is one of my cats becoming diabetic mainly because of the time restraint with the timed insulin shots. It does limit your life a bit. So I’m always keeping my eyes & ears open to new products & treatments out there to help my diabetic furry friends. One product I came across that caught my eye was The Young Again Pet Food Companies claim on their food for helping feline diabetes. So I shared it with my diabetic furry friends owners. Can you imagine never having to give you cat an insulin shot again!? You bet those words caught my attention! I invite you to vist my Young Again Discount food page on my site for more information on their great product! Young Again Pet Food Discount.
I’ve been in the situation where a pet has just been diagnosed with diabetes isn’t regulated yet, and the owners were supposed to leave town on a trip. I’ve also been in the situation that the pet isn’t particularly friendly & may bite or claw. Specializing in pets with behavioral issues or medical needs, I will do whatever it takes to make sure that your pet gets the insulin injection they need. I do not charge extra for giving insulin shots. It is considered part of your pets regular care visit. Eventually, you must have a thorough enough understanding of diabetes so that you can be confident in managing this disease instead of fearing it. My mission is to help diabetic pet owners so they have the opportunity & freedom to take a much needed vacation or trip out of town. Giving pet owners peace of mind that their furry friend in good knowledgeable hands and well cared for by a loving compassionate professional.