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Help raise awareness for pet diabetes and signup to be part of the Diabetes PetCare Alliance program.

Diabetes is one of the most common endocrinopathies that affect pets. It has been estimated that 1 in 300 dogs and 1 in 230 cats in the US have diabetes.1,2

November is National Pet Diabetes Month. The Diabetes PetCare Alliance was created in 2013 to help raise awareness of pet diabetes. Diabetes PetCare Alliance is a partnership between Merck Animal Health, Zoetis, Nestle Purina PetCare and veterinary professionals across the nation.

When your veterinary clinic joins the Diabetes PetCare Alliance, you will receive educational materials that you can share with your clients during National Pet Diabetes Month. The first 1,000 approved clinics will also receive a free Diabetes Management Kit that includes Vetsulin®, AlphaTRAK® Blood Glucose Monitoring System, and a sample of Purina Diabetic Formula pet food.

We encourage your clinic to sign up and join the Diabetes PetCare Alliance today.

Benefits of joining Diabetes PetCare Alliance

  • Free Diabetes Management Kit
  • Diabetes Awareness Poster - for your waiting room or exam room
  • Educational materials for pet owners about pet diabetes
  • Use of Diabetes PetCare Alliance member logo

Thank you for your interest in this program. Registration is now closed.

Please check that you have completed all the required fields.


Terms and Conditions

To qualify for this program, clinics agree:

  • To promote in clinic the diabetes awareness by putting up the Diabetes Poster in the waiting or exam room.
  • To provide the pet owner whose pet tested positive for diabetes during the months of November and December 2016 their contact information to Zoetis, Merck Animal Health and Nestle Purina. This information will be used for continuing education on diabetes management and for the purpose of program auditing.
  • To provide the Diabetes Management Kit ONLY to the newly diagnosed pet.
  • To provide the first 10 mL vial of Vetsulin® (porcine insulin zinc suspension) for free if the pet is diagnosed with diabetes during the program period. Merck Animal Health will replace the free vials upon confirmation of units dispensed during this program.
  • To provide clients with a free 6 lb. bag of either Purina® Pro Plan® Veterinary Diets EN Gastroenteric Fiber Balance® Canine Formula or Pro Plan Veterinary Diets® DM Dietetic Management® Feline Formula if the pet is newly diagnosed with diabetes during the months of program period. Purina Veterinary diets will provide one bag of each diet to participating clinics in advance of the program.
  • To provide the clients with one free AlphaTRAK® 2 Blood Glucose Monitoring System.


Free goods are not eligible to be returned for refund or exchange for like kind or other products. Zoetis, Merck Animal Health and Nestle Purina reserve the right to cancel or amend this program at any time, for any reason, at its sole discretion.

AlphaTRAK 2 is the registered trademarks of Zoetis Inc., its affiliates and/or its licensors.
Purina trademarks are owned by Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.
Vetsulin is a registered trademark of Intervet Inc., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.

1. Feline diabetes mellitus in the UK: The prevalence within an insured cat population and a questionnaire-based putative risk factor analysis. McCann TM, Simpson KE, Shaw DJ, et al. J Feline Med Surg 9:289-299, 2007. 2. Canine diabetes mellitus; can old dogs teach us new tricks? Catchpole B, Ristic JM, Fleeman LM, Davison LJ. Diabetologia 48:1948-1956, 2005.