Dog and Cat Diseases

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Dogs and Cats

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency(EPI)is a condition affecting both dogs and cats although it is less common in cats. With EPI, the pancreas produces little or none of the enzymes necessary to help digestion. These enzymes include amylase which breaks down starches, lipase which breaks down fats and trypsin and chymotripsine which breaks down proteins. The enzymes […]