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I dealt with this with Jackson. Vet diagnosed him with pancreatitis due to high lipase levels. The night before he began puking, he had eaten a lot of fatty people food at a family BBQ. So naturally we assumed it was pancreatitis (he had began puking up blood, and diarrhea too) and he stayed overnight on IV's. His levels didn't go down incredibly much; after three in-house blood tests and him being seemingly fine, we sent out for a cPL test (pancreatitis specific test) and it came back negative. After later talking to our regular vet, she does not believe he HAD pancreatitis, but just a bad GI upset.

Anyways we tried lots of different foods and slowly increased fat just in case. He's been fine back on a regular diet, but I do tend to keep an eye on the treats and such just IN CASE.

But, why do they think he had pancreatitis? A 6% dog food, IMO, would NOT cause it. That is super low fat. Was it human food? Stress? Etc? The cause of pancreatitis is still somewhat unknown and apparantly lots can trigger an attack.

We used Purina EN from the vet for a bit, just to please him, whatever. Wasn't happy with that vet anyways, but it was the only one open on the weekend when this happened. Did California Natural, Natural Balance, a few others, finally we went back on Acana. He's now eating Acana Singles line (25% protein, 16% fat) and doing fantastic!
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