Dog Pancreatitis: Symptoms and What to Do

Common Symptoms

Dog Pancreatitis is a condition that presents itself as a sudden illness (acute) or a long-term (chronic) illness. A dog with pancreatitis will have the following symptoms:

Lethargy

Lethargy means sluggishness, drowsiness, and dullness. This is one of the most common symptoms of dog pancreatitis. A lethargic dog is usually weak and uninterested in playing, running, and going on walks. These dogs are also very uninterested in doing activities that they usually enjoy. Fatigue, sores in muscles, and abnormal increase in temperature. When this symptom is observed, see a vet immediately. Lethargy can also be a symptom of other medical conditions such as parvovirus, kennel cough, distemper, leptospirosis, diabetes, hypothyroidism, anemia, bloat, liver diseases, and hypoglycemia, so a vet’s attention is very important.