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.

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