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Canine Pancreatitis

Your dog’s pancreas is responsible for secreting digestive enzymes to help break down his food. It is also responsible for secreting enzymes which help regulate the amount of sugar in the bloodstream. Sometimes, pancreatic juices will attack the tissue in the gland which causes inflammation. This is known as canine pancreatitis. This condition normally affects middle-aged and older adults. Certain

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Canine Diabetes Mellitus

Your dog’s body needs insulin in order to produce energy from sugar. The pancreas is responsible for producing insulin. Canine diabetes mellitus occurs when the pancreas doesn’t produce enough insulin. Sometimes the pancreas will produce enough insulin, but the body won’t respond to it. This condition will lead to a range of health problems if left untreated. One of the

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