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Dogs and Diabetes

Diabetes most typically occurs in middle aged to older dogs. Check with us if you have any questions.

The following dog breeds appear to have an increased risk of developing diabetes (but the list is not limited to these breeds):

  • Keeshond
  • Poodles
  • Samoyed
  • Daschund
  • Alaskan malamute
  • Miniature schnauzer
  • Chow chow
  • Beagle
  • Doberman
  • Labrador retriever
  • Hungarian puli
  • Golden retriever
  • Miniature pinscher
  • Old English sheepdog
  • Springer spaniel
  • Schipperke
  • Finnish spitz
  • West Highland white terrier
  • Cairn terrier