Enzyme Deficiency Pet Supplement
Longterm digestive well being and the overall health should be taken into consideration while attempting to alleviate gastrointestinal symptoms –most likely the first symptoms of enzyme deficiency in dogs and cats. Restoring proper levels and activity of digestive enzymes should be one of the priorities which will result not only in alleviation of the gastrointestinal symptoms, but possibly can prevent a disease. Restored gastrointestinal enzymes will reverse chronic nutritional deficiency by improving nutrient absorption and their ultimate tissue bioavailability.
Pancreas is a digestive organ that manufactures several enzymes which include the major three groups of enzymes, i.e. amylases, lipases and proteases. These enzymes are released everyday by healthy pancreas to the small intestine to literally make the food useful to your pet. In a disease condition of pancreas undigested food will show in an undigested form in the stool. This way the undigested fats will show in stool, which technically is known as steathorrea. Acute pancreatitis in dogs is often associated with high morbidity and mortality rates. Traditional treatment has included withholding food followed by feeding a low-fat diet. Experimental studies in dogs have indicated that provision of enteral nutrition early in the course of the disease improves survival and decreases complication rates. However, the ideal diet has never been determined.