Table 2

Reason for euthanasia/death in 39 of 68 dogs with diabetes mellitus at the time of censorship

Reason for euthanasia/deathNumber recorded
Diabetes mellitus deterioration7
Neoplasia4
Severe hypoglycaemia3
Respiratory diseases (dyspnoea)3
Anorexia/asthenia3
Neurological signs2
Aortic thromboembolism1
Intussusception1
Heart diseases1
Car accident injuries1
Drowning1
Old age/physical deterioration4
No cause recorded8