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Pancreatitis in Dogs
Pancreatitis is a scary word to hear from your vet because it can be life-threatening. To help you understand what’s going on and how best to support your sick puppy, here’s some background. What Causes Pancreatitis? To start with, the pancreas is a tiny but crucial organ that sits at the top of the stomach, nestled in between the liver and the bile ducts. One of its functions is to produce enzymes that assist in digestion. Normally, those enzymes are released in an inactive state until they reach the small intestine, where they spring to life to begin working. But...Read More