Life Lessons, Pets

The Power of Persistence

Life Lesson #20 – Ask for what you want and don’t stop asking until you get it. Today’s lesson was inspired by our dog Bella, for reasons you will soon see. Meanwhile, here’s a picture of her.   Who is Bella? Bella is a Yorkshire Terrier who only weighs about six pounds and yet rules… Continue reading The Power of Persistence

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Canine Diabetes, Pets

Caring for Diabetic Dogs – Lots of Tips

This page is a tribute to our angel – Baby Sassy — the wonderful yorkie you see in our diabetes videos. I often get asked for more advice about caring for Diabetic Dogs so perhaps these additional tips will help you. We love our dogs just like our kids – always have. I’m sure you… Continue reading Caring for Diabetic Dogs – Lots of Tips

Canine Diabetes, Pets

Canine Diabetes Blood Glucose Monitoring AT HOME

Does your dog have diabetes? Would you like to know how to test safely and easily so that you can test your dog's blood sugar on a more regular basis? If so, perhaps this vid will help you. NOTE: clarification on the video. We strive to have Sassy's Blood Sugar be between 90-150 when she… Continue reading Canine Diabetes Blood Glucose Monitoring AT HOME

Canine Diabetes, Pets

Canine Diabetes Home Insulin Injection Tips

Does your diabetic dog require insulin injections? If so, this vid can show you how to inject safely and comfortably for your dog. Please consult with your vet BEFORE doing anything you see in this video. To see why we use 70/30 insulin, click this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oq0hQiH8zM4 To see how we monitor Sassy's blood glucose,… Continue reading Canine Diabetes Home Insulin Injection Tips

Canine Diabetes, Pets

Canine Diabetes Insulin Discussion

Which insulin should you choose for your canine with diabetes? The Helpful Dad discusses the various insulin types and how they control blood sugar. He also tells you which insulin his family has chosen for their yorkie with diabetes. Disclaimer: this is a personal viewpoint only. Please CONSULT WITH YOUR VET before making any decisions… Continue reading Canine Diabetes Insulin Discussion