Insulin Syringes For Dogs

Learn about different insulin syringes for dogs, and where you can get them.

Diabetes can be a very serious and life-threatening condition in dogs. The most common treatment for controlling symptoms of diabetes is insulin, and this is administered via injection. However, you will need to buy your own syringes in many cases.

U-40 insulin syringes for dogs

U-40 Insulin Syringes are one of the most common types of syringe used to inject medication such as Vetsulin. The container is often disposable. Before using insulin syringes to provide your pet with medicine, you should seek instruction from a vet. Administering insulin without veterinary approval to do so could be dangerous.

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Caninsulin VetPen syringes for dogs

The VetPen is another possible syringe for use in dogs, though it may be hard to get if you live in the United States.

Information about insulin (Vetsulin) for dogs

Vetsulin is the most commonly prescribed treatment for diabetes in dogs. The insulin used is sourced from pork, and as such, it may cause severe side effects in pets with an allergy to pork. The most common side effect of insulin is hypoglycemia, more commonly known as low blood sugar levels. For this reason, it’s a good idea to round down the weight of your pet (in kg) and the dosage to the nearest whole figure.

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