Repost: CIL – Care and Feeding

Another repost to bring good information to the top!


Today I’d like to talk about diets for dogs with Canine Intestinal Lymphangiectasia (CIL). Simply put, there are two common forms of this disease which have somewhat different, but overlapping, dietary requirements. These are:

Primary lymphangiectasia (lymphangiectasia by itself), and Lymphangiectasia secondary to Inflammatory Bowel […]

Repost: CIL- Homemade and Hybrid Diets

UPDATE: 12/18/2012

Louie’s CIL was triggered a few months ago, which forced us to stop adding a can of commercial food to Louie’s diet. His only source of protein is spirulina, which means he now receives no animal proteins at all.

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November 13th, 2015 | Category: Canine Intestinal Lymphangiectasia, CIL, Diet, Pet Health | 5 comments - (Comments are closed)

Repost: Canine Intestinal Lymphangiectasia 101

This is an excerpt from a post written several years ago.



This is probably the single, most important post I wrote during the past two years of operating the forum. It’s a basic primer and FAQ rolled into one, based upon the collective experiences of myself and other members there. It’s reproduced here, […]