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NOTE: The "Sporn Halter" I'm always talking about....(Link)

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Pancreatitis is inflammation in the pancreas which is a 'digestive' organ.
When a dog gets pancreatitis they usually throw up, and may have a tender belly. Their appetite may decline. Diarrhea can sometimes happen.
Pancreatitis is rarely fatal but it does happen sometimes.
One of the KEY TREATMENTS for pancreatitis is ## NO FOOD ##
So you stop feeding
Keep them drinking
Later you offer tasteless, dry "food" and hope they won't eat. If the pancreas has NOT healed, they won't eat plain dry food. ## GOOD!! ##
The next food you offer (at the doctor's instruction) would be the lowest fat version of what you normally feed with NOTHING on it as an enticement. Again, LET MOTHER NATURE DETERMINE WHEN THEY ARE HUNGRY ENOUGH.
Sometimes pain medicine is needed. Often bloodwork is needed to confirm the dignosis.
Antibiotics can also become important depending on how the dog's doing. It's very possible for germs to climb up out of the intestine and find purchase in the diseased pancreatic tissue.

Pancreatitis: Drink but not eat. Control vomiting. Avoid dehydration. Maybe pain medicine. Maybe antibiotics.

NO FAT IN THE DIET afterwards. That's how pancreatitis is prevented later.

Illustrated EXPLAINER About Pancreatitis

Nature's Miracle Urine Destroyer for DogsNature's Miracle Urine Destroyer for Dogs, Light Fresh Scent, Tough on Strong Dog Urine and The Yellow Sticky Residue

I don't know what they put in this stuff but it's been around since I opened my practice in 1996 and it's never gotten a poor performance review. And as many times as it's been copied nothing touches it for the performance and the price. This particular one is made for dog pee. They have one for cat pee. It used to be "one size fits all" and I suspect it still is.
(Amazon.com Has It)

Something else I found for my dog "Ajax" that's cool:

Sporn Dog Halter STOPS "pulling and tugging" NOW. (Link)

This is what I use now, with my dog Ajax. I used to use the Gentle Leader, but I didn't like including his face in the thing. Now, this just goes around his chest and he DOES NOT PULL ANY MORE. It's great! Amazon.com has it.

You can buy a fat bundle of 'wet wipes' with Cetaphil and I'd recommend it. They're great for cleaning healing wounds, dirty ears, cleansing around some eyes, under-tails, surgery sites, sores.

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