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Should I withhold water?

Species: Dog
Breed: pit bull
Age: 11-15 years
My zoe has just beem dignosed with diabetes we just brought her home today and we r wondering how often and how much water we can give her she is not regulated yet please help she crying




Online vet, Dr. Marie

Dr. Marie replied:

You never want to restrict water on a diabetic dog. If she is thirsty then she needs to drink!

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