If your dog has Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) it basically means there is a progressive loss of digestive enzymes needed for your dog to break down and absorb their food properly.
The causes can be congenital (present from birth), inherited (genetic), or acquired as the result of pancreatic infection, inflammation, or injury. The main cause appears to be a progressive loss of pancreatic cells but chronic pancreatitis can also result in EPI.
Whether you feed dry, cooked, or raw food, there are many ingredients that may be added to provide additional benefits for EPI dogs, such as:
-Fish (Omega 3 fatty acids)