You should prepare 1/3 of the meal and offer it to your dog, once gone, inject the insulin then feed the remaining 2/3 of the meal
You can substitute homemade meals for whatever type of dog food you are feeding like chicken and vegetables for example.
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Making a homemade diet for your 2 diabetic canines is quite easy and most pet owners also find it to be very cost effective.
The amount of food they eat daily will remain the same.
To prepare your dogs meal: make 1/3 of the diet lean protein like chicken, turkey, beef, fish or eggs, the second third is long acting carbohydrates such as rice, ...
Visit your vet, take x-rays to confirm this and if present you might consider over the counter glucosamine, chondroitan MSM supplements of which there is a large variety available. It is likely your vet can recommend a good supplement to help your dogs hips.
Dr Carol Osborne, DVM
As a practicing veterinarian and former Pomeranian breeder, I would talk to your vet about this and be sure to check the stability of her hind leg knees which in dogs are referred to as stifle joints.
Weakness of the tendons and/or ligaments in these joints is the most common musculoskeletal injury in dogs in the USA and its very common in Pomeranians.
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