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Pancreatitis In Dogs And Cats

Pancreatitis is a common condition in dogs and cats. In fact, some experts believe that many cats suffer from pancreatitis that we fail to diagnose. The pancreas is a two-part organ. It contains an endocrine (hormone-producing) portion called Islets of Langerhans and an exocrine portion that produces digestive enzymes. “Itis” is a Latin suffix meaning […]

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At The Laboratory With My Pet’s Doctor, Chemistry Profile II

In our ongoing series about how and why your pet’s doctor chooses laboratory tests, and what the results mean, we continue our look at the Chemistry Profile.  Click here to read Part 1.  Click here to read about the Complete Blood Count (CBC).   Click here to read about urinalysis. Glucose. Everybody knows glucose. It’s also […]

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