Pancreatic Dogs and L-Glutamine

Have you ever heard of L-glutamine?  I had not until reading a book on dog nutrition and coming across a chapter about L-glutamine. It is an amino acid that can help the intestinal mucosa to recover in a pancreatic dog.  Natural sources for L-glutamine are spinach, parsley, beets, beans, beef, chicken, fish, eggs and milk.

Now I understand why my vet would suggest rice, homemade chicken broth, spinach and organic chicken when our basset hounds were not eating for a period of time.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s