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by Olesia711
23 Sep 2021, 19:25
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: Update on Lucy
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: Update on Lucy

you are very welcome!
by Olesia711
23 Sep 2021, 11:55
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: Update on Lucy
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: Update on Lucy

Hi Bill, typically we suggest feeding the extra 150% and breaking it down into smaller meals until the following: 1. she has gained back all or most of her weight 2. she starts leaving some food in the bowl Either of these situations is a good indication to go back to feeding less food (more like th...
by Olesia711
23 Sep 2021, 11:48
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: Protein Losing Enteropathy (PLE)
Replies: 5
Views: 48

Re: Protein Losing Enteropathy (PLE)

Thanks Patsy for sharing your personal experience with PLE.... PLE can be a real struggle! But it always helps to hear other's personal experience.
by Olesia711
21 Sep 2021, 22:52
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: Protein Losing Enteropathy (PLE)
Replies: 5
Views: 48

Re: Protein Losing Enteropathy (PLE)

Hi Vicki, Jill contacted me about this (thank Jill).... with PLE sometimes the first line of defense in managing it is with diet. Your vet is spot on to try a hydrolyzed diet.... there are cases where hydrolyzed, or home made low fat has resolved PLE..... the other treatment is steroid and metronida...
by Olesia711
09 Sep 2021, 23:08
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: New, 4 year old Sheltie with EPI
Replies: 20
Views: 329

Re: New, 4 year old Sheltie with EPI

Hi Suzanne and welcome to you and your pup, Abbey. THankfully you do NOT need to place an EPI dog on prescription food or low fat food (that is old protocol) unless there is another health reason for doing so. So yes, try the food you were looking at... anything with 4% or less fiber content to star...
by Olesia711
31 Aug 2021, 22:45
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: TLi retest
Replies: 20
Views: 526

Re: TLi retest

Hi Jennifer... glad you spoke to your vet about this.
To attach the test results:
hit the option below where it says "attachments"
then hit "add files"
and folders on your computer should show up... select the appropriate folder and insert the pic of document....
by Olesia711
30 Aug 2021, 11:43
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: back to loose stools
Replies: 14
Views: 385

Re: back to loose stools

Just read thru all the posts again..... one thing that you "might" want to try, since neither you nor the vet can come up with a good reason why the inappetence.. and then he ate some food that was out for a bit......... THis might sound a little harsh, but won't do any damage..... TRY for...
by Olesia711
30 Aug 2021, 11:35
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: back to loose stools
Replies: 14
Views: 385

Re: back to loose stools

a little funny- -you never know what to expect from dogs........... just to lighten the frustration of a dog not wanting to eat!........ I had 3 dogs at the time my EPI gal, Izzy was still with me. i fed all 3 together at meal times. Once i accidently mixed up who got which bowl of food. Izzy procee...
by Olesia711
29 Aug 2021, 13:27
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: Hurricane Ida 8-29-21 ANNOUNCEMENT!
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Hurricane Ida 8-29-21 ANNOUNCEMENT!

August 29, 2021 To all our “Epi4Dogs” members that might be affected by Hurricane Ida: Due to the possible devastation of upcoming Hurricane Ida……. Epi4Dogs ( www.Epi4Dogs.com ) & EnzymeDiane ( https://enzymediane.com/ ) would like to reach out to those (if the unthinkable happens) that may find...
by Olesia711
29 Aug 2021, 13:24
Forum: Epi4Dogs Forum
Topic: TLi retest
Replies: 20
Views: 526

Re: TLi retest

Jennifer is going to share with her vet what the researchers said about this situation and hopefully we will learn why this happened.... but.... one of the researchers cautioned that we may never know why this happened................