Lulu (aka Miss Lulupants) is a 5 year old 'Red Shepherd' (Australian Red Heeler x Long-haired GSD) who lives in Adelaide, South Australia.
cTLI Diagnosed with EPI in April 2010 weighing in at 16.6kg/36.6lb (ideal weight around 20kg/44lb). Hit a low of 16.2kg/35.7lb. TLI score: <1.0
Antibiotics Completed 1/4tsp Tylan twice a day. After a long battle with SIBO (17 weeks in all). The occasional imbalance redressed with Tylan for 7 days for a mild occurrance or 30-45 days (with gradual weening) for more severe episodes since stabilising.
Enzymes Currently on Creon Forte (25 000). Enzyplex (ineffective plant-based supplementonly) discontinued.
Diet 3.5 3 2.5 cups of Canidae Grain-free Pure Elements kibble per day over two meals now she's stable; 1-3 meaty bones (beef spine) per month; small pieces of natural dehydrated beef or pork liver treats for training/agility.
B12 injections (cobalamin) for 7 weeks (completed). B12 score 1028+ so injections discontinued. Currently 1 x Wonderlabs Trinfac B12 with Intrinsic Factor every 2nd day (more if SIBO present).
Supplements 1 x L-Glutamine tablet with dinner twice a week for maintenance (discontinued Dec 2010). Given occasionally since when we remember.