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Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)

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Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a life-threatening disease that can affect diabetic dogs. Patients may go downhill very quickly and rapid intervention is needed. It can be a very alarming condition for owners as your pet may become ill very suddenly. When you seek veterinary help there is an urgency to admitting a patient and starting treatment that can mean decision-making feels rushed and you may feel you don’t really know what is happening. 

What is diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)?

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How would I know if my dog had DKA?

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Why has my dog developed DKA?

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How will my veterinarian know if my dog has DKA?

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Can DKA be treated?

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Will my dog recover?

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