PLE: What is it, exactly? And what is PLN?

PLE or PLN? What are these labels? PLE = Protein Losing Enteropathy and PLN = Protein Losing Nephropathy.

What does that mean, and do we need to worry about both of them?

There’s a lot of confusion around these terms, and additional confusion arises due to the fact that there are other protein losing diseases, […]

What is a “Novel” Protein, and Why They’re Important

 

If your dog has never eaten any of these meats, they are considered “novel” proteins.

 

I want to talk about elimination diets again, and specifically about the concept of “novel” proteins.

Elimination diets are used to determine what foods agree with your dog, and they’re used a lot in dogs that have […]

Repost: CIL – Care and Feeding

Another repost to bring good information to the top!

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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 […]