If you suspect an inflammation of the pancreas in your pet, it should be treated by Urgent Pet Care Omaha or your emergency veterinarian in Millard and Omaha, NE immediately. Treatment for an inflamed pancreas may include:
- Fluid therapy
- Electrolyte supplements
- Potassium supplements
- Substances to help move blood flow to veins and arteries
If nutrition is the primary cause, your veterinarian will generally recommend a change in their diet, specifically to include fewer fats. In many situations, resting the pancreas is the first type of treatment and often remedies the problem. Resting the pancreas generally includes limiting or stopping food intake for a day or two and increase fluid intake. Pain medications will often be prescribed to help control your pet’s pain. In serious cases, surgery may be necessary to remove a blockage that is causing the inflammation.