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Supplements for pancreatitis

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Paddypaws, May 18, 2010.

  1. Paddypaws

    Paddypaws PetForums VIP

    May 4, 2010
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    Does anyone use supplements or herbs as a preventative measure when a dog suffers from chronic pancreatitis? I know that for cats Milk Thistle and L-carnitine are useful...but have never had a dog!
    It is not my dog, and he has been diagnosed by a vet and has ben put on a low fat diet already. He is a young Golden Retriever if that is relevant at all.
  2. paddyjulie

    paddyjulie PetForums VIP

    May 9, 2009
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    No idea...but..i would be very interested if anyone has any ideas... I know some dogs are given a Vit B supplement when they are having a flare up of pancreatits ...I gave Mavis Zentinol Advanced which does contain Milk thistle but this was only because the pancreatits had also damaged her liver..
    I will also give Mavis sweet potato quite often as it has lots of vitamins and is a natural anti oxidant

  3. hobbs2004

    hobbs2004 PetForums VIP

    Mar 12, 2010
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    Have you looked up slippery elm bark as something to soothe and repair the stomach lining? Works wonders with regards to all things stomachy.
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