Which Enzymes Are Safe for Dogs with Liver or Kidney Disease?
When our canine companions get sick, it’s devastating. Especially when their ailment is difficult to diagnose. If only they could tell us where it hurts!
As pet parents, we want to do right by our fur-babies. On the flip side, we don’t want to “helicopter parent” our pets by calling the vet every time they sneeze, stumble or nap a little too long.
Sometimes, though, we know it’s time to call the doc. And ugh, that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when you hear those dreaded words: liver disease, elevated enzymes, kidney failure …
We believe knowledge is power. The more you learn about your pup’s illness, the better equipped you’ll be to keep him comfortable during this tough time.
Today we’re going to arm you with the information you need. We’re going to talk about kidney and liver disease … more specifically, we’ll reveal which enzymes are safe for dogs with liver or kidney issues.
Which enzymes are safe for dogs with kidney or liver disease?
Today, you’ll learn:
- What are enzymes?
- Which enzymes are produced in the kidneys?
- Which enzymes are produced in the liver?
- Which enzymes are safe to give my dog if he has kidney and/or liver disease?
- Which supplements can help my dog’s kidney or liver issues?
Now before we dive in … some of our readers may be in a hurry to find the quick answer. We get it. Click here.
Sticking around to learn more? Awesome. Let’s explore those tiny little molecular enzymes zooming around inside your doggo.
What are enzymes?
QUICK ANSWER: Enzymes are molecules that speed up chemical reactions happening within cells.
Enzymes, particularly digestive enzymes, play a crucial role in your dog’s health. But sometimes Fido lacks all his necessary enzymes. A decrease in enzymes may be caused by the food he eats, or it could be because of his age or a health condition.