Tag: thin german shepherd

How To Prevent, Treat Pancreatitis in German Shepherds

Too much consumption of fatty foods can lead to pancreatitis in German Shepherds. The term pancreatitis refers to the inflammation of the pancreas. When the pancreas is functioning normally, it produces enzymes that turn active only after they reach the small intestine. However, in a German Shepherd with …

Things To Know About Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in German Shepherds

Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in German Shepherds is a lot more common than you think. About 70% of dogs diagnosed with the condition are German Shepherds. The disease, also known as EPI, is characterized by the pancreas’ inability to produce enough enzymes to help the body digest and absorb …