Lulu (aka Miss Lulupants) is a 6 year old 'Red Shepherd' (Australian Red Heeler x Long-haired GSD) who lives on the Fleurieu Peninsula, 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 (ineffectual plant-based supplementonly) discontinued.
Diet 2.5 cups of Taste of the Wild High Prairie Canine Formula 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/fun.
B12 injections (cobalamin) for 7 weeks at diagnosis (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 Fish Oil capsule per meal. 1/2 scoop Sasha's Blend at dinner. Sometime cocnut oil.