Three weeks ago, my dog got diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis. Since than we have her on a very low fat diet (Butternut Squash, Fish/Cod, Sweet Potatoes, Celery, Rice, Zucchini).
We feed her very little but more meals a day.
She is losing weight. She gets vitamin B12 shots once a week.
I noticed that she trows up a little every time, the day after she got the vitamin B12 shot.
Her chronic pancreatitis does not show many symptoms. That is why I am not sure about her healing.
She shows no diarrhea, no lethargy, no appetite lost. She occasionally acts nervous and occasionally trows up. She does not show clear symptoms of pain.
She is 13 years old, a mix, weights about 17 pounds. We spayed her three years ago.
Prior to 3 weeks ago - for about 10 years - she has been on a home cooked, mainly vegetarian diet (sometimes we add fish).
Attached are her blood work results. I did them in Austria, where I am originally from.
My vet there told me that her protein levels are normal but she is losing protein in her urine.
My question is:
To ensure a good healing, which supplements do you suggest? Probiotic, Minerals, Vitamins, Enzymes, Detox, Fish oil? Can you recommend a specific brand and product?
I highly appreciate if you could answer as specifically as possible. I know there are a lot of supplements on the market but that makes it so hard for me to choose the right one. This is why I came across your website.
If possible, please also advise me to her diet, and if you have any other suggestions related to her condition.
Editor Update: Following are links to larger versions of each of the 3 blood work reports:
- Dog Pancreatitis Blood Work Report 1
- Dog Pancreatitis Blood Work Report 2
- Dog Pancreatitis Blood Work Report 3
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