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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. The 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.

Pet owners of the first 1,000 newly diagnosed pets will receive a free Diabetes Management Kit.

Important dates:

  • September 1, 2017-October 31, 2017: Clinics register for Diabetes PetCare Alliance
  • November 1, 2017- December 31, 2017: Clinics register newly diagnosed pets to receive a free Diabetes Management Kit

After each patient is diagnosed and a sample request form is submitted, you will receive the following:

  • One AlphaTRAK® Blood Glucose Monitoring System
  • One 6-pound bag of Purina® Pro Plan® Veterinary Diets DM Dietetic Management® Feline Formula or Purina® Pro Plan® Veterinary Diets EN Gastroenteric Fiber Balance® Dry Formula for dogs
  • One 10 mL vial of Vetsulin® (porcine insulin zinc suspension)
  • Please allow up to four weeks for delivery.

Benefits of joining Diabetes PetCare Alliance:

  • Free Diabetes Management Kit for newly diagnosed pets
  • In-Clinic Diabetes Awareness Poster
  • Access to Pet Owner Education Materials
  • Use of Diabetes PetCare Alliance member logo

Join the Diabetes PetCare Alliance® today!

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Terms and Conditions

To qualify for this program, clinics agree:

  • Program Registration is open from 9/1-10/31
  • 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 2017 their contact information to Merck Animal Health, Zoetis 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 one 6-pound bag of Purina® Pro Plan® Veterinary Diets DM Dietetic Management® Feline Formula or Purina® Pro Plan® Veterinary Diets EN Gastroenteric Fiber Balance® Dry Formula for dogs if the pet is newly diagnosed with diabetes during the months of program period.
  • To provide the clients with one free AlphaTRAK® 2 Blood Glucose Monitoring System.
  • Please allow up to four weeks for delivery of items from the time of pet registration.

Disclaimer:

Free goods are not eligible to be returned for refund or exchange for like kind or other products. Merck Animal Health, Zoetis 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.