Pancreatitis

Animals prone to or recovering from pancreatitis should be fed small, frequent meals. An ultra low fat diet is needed during recovery. Adding digestive enzymes, like what is found in green tripe, can be beneficial. Probiotics, like yoghurt, should be added to their meals. Antioxidants, like foods with berries, are recommended for pancreatic health. Turmeric, like what is found in the golden paste, is highly beneficial for overall wellness.

Symptoms:

  • Hunched back
  • Repeated vomiting
  • Pain or distention of the abdomen (dog appears uncomfortable or bloated)
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dehydration
  • Weakness/lethargy
  • Fever
  • Common Causes: 

    -A high-fat diet
    -A history of dietary indiscretion
    --Obesity
    -Hypothyroidism (or other endocrine diseases)
    -Severe blunt trauma
    -Diabetes mellitus
    -Certain medications or other toxins
    There may, in some cases, be a genetic predisposition

    Remedies:

    Animals prone to or recovering from pancreatitis should be fed small, frequent meals. An ultra low fat diet is needed during recovery. Adding digestive enzymes, like what is found in green tripe, can be beneficial. Probiotics, like yoghurt, should be added to their meals. Antioxidants, like foods with berries, are recommended for pancreatic health. Turmeric, like what is found in the golden paste, is highly beneficial for overall wellness.

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