Daily Archives: May 4, 2008

Symptoms and Signs Of Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

Published by:

Symptoms and Signs Of Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

Early symptoms of EPI are difficult to detect and are often ignored, it can be difficult to diagnose. It is noteworthy to discuss about any recent symptoms with your veterinarian, such as sudden change in your dog’s weight or diet, abdominal pain etc.,

Due to exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, the dog finds difficult to digest the food. If the food is not digested properly, there will be no absorption of nutrients. The affected dog will develop skinny—especially greasy rather nasty loose motion, or both. The skin coat would be dry and enriched with dandruff due to incapability to take in dietary fats. Continue reading