Symptoms of Pancreatitis in Dogs(Early and Later Signs)

About 1.5% of all dogs population get some form of an exocrine pancreatic disorder during their lifetime. Most of these are pancreatitis cases, with only a small percentage being caused by other disorders such as pancreatic tumors or cysts. While any dog can develop pancreatitis, there are certain breeds that seem to be more prone …

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18 Ways to Get Your Dog to Lose Weight

How to Help Your Dog to Lose Weight

According to, their latest surveys reveal that an estimated 60% of cats and 56% of dogs in the United States are overweight or have obesity. Here is a link to the raw survey data on dog obesity. It may be tempting to doubt the data but considering that 1,156 pet owners participated in it, …

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Protein-Losing Enteropathy in Dogs

Protein-Losing Enteropathy (PLE) in Dogs Guide

It is important to note that Protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) is not a distinct illness, but refers to a set of disorders that result in the loss of proteins from the circulation into the intestine. Primary GI disease, heart disease, and lymphatic system diseases can all induce PLE. Dr. Justine A. Lee, described PLE as “a …

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