What Potatoes Do

I’d like to start a series of posts that talk a little more in depth about the things we used in Louie’s diet, and why we used them.

Let’s start with potatoes. I became a big proponent of potatoes in the CIL diet after a time. We had tried rice, with varying levels of success, […]

Rest in Peace

Louie September 1997 – March 24, 2013

Canine Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: Fact Sheet

There’s a nice, succinct fact sheet about CIL on the net which you can download. An excerpt:

About the Diagnosis

Cause: Lymphangiectasia is an intestinal disease of adult dogs. With lymphangiectasia, a disruption of the lymphatic system causes leakage of lymphatic fluid (also called lymph) into the gastrointestinal tract. The lymphatic system is a […]