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Informative Article | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in a German Shepherd Dog - Case Report

Rejitha J., Soumya S.

An eight month old Germen Sherperd male dog was presented with history of loss of weight but having ravenous appetite. The animal suffered with several diarrhea especially meat or meat products offered as feed and showed signs of coprophagy. On clinical examination physiological parameters were normal but body score was poor. The animal suspected to have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency and confirmed by x-ray film test. Pancreatic enzyme was prescribed twice daily for two weeks. The case reviewed after two week and found that animal condition was improved and stopped the habit of coporophagy. The same medicine was continued for another two weeks and after that the dose was reduced to once daily. After three months of treatment the dose was further reduced to once in two days

Keywords: Pancreatic insufficiency, Loss of weight, Coprophagy

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Pages: 2245 - 2246


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Rejitha J., Soumya S., "Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in a German Shepherd Dog - Case Report", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=2014736, Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014, 2245 - 2246

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