Pancreatitis in Dogs

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Has your dog been diagnosed with pancreatitis? Or are you simply a proactive pet parent looking to reduce the chance of your dog getting ill? Our in-depth course on pancreatitis in dogs offers you a reliable, vet-written resource that’s both comprehensive and easy to understand.

Why Enrol in This Course?

  1. Expert Information: This course is carefully crafted by experienced veterinarians who understand the ins and outs of pancreatitis. No more sifting through inconsistent online advice or worrying about unreliable sources.
  2. Clarity on Symptoms and Treatment: Gain a deep understanding of the symptoms of pancreatitis, potential complications, and the most effective treatments available.
  3. Empower Your Decision Making: Knowledge is power. The more you know, the better positioned you’ll be to make informed decisions about your dog’s health.
  4. Interactive and Engaging: Our content isn’t just reliable; it’s engaging too. With interactive quizzes, visual aids, and easy-to-digest modules, you’ll find it a breeze.
  5. Trustworthy and Current: Veterinary science is always advancing. Rest easy knowing our course content is updated regularly to reflect the latest research and best practices. We also don’t take sponsorship, so our info is unbiased.
  6. Free Treat Recipe: Our course now contains a PDF download for a pancreatitis-friendly treat recipe!

Course Breakdown:

  • Module 1: What is Pancreatitis?
    • Introduction to the pancreas and its function
    • The difference between acute and chronic pancreatitis
  • Module 2: Recognizing the Symptoms
    • From subtle signs to more obvious red flags
    • The importance of early detection
  • Module 3: Causes and Risk Factors
    • Dietary influences and other potential triggers
    • Breeds that are prone to pancreatitis
  • Module 4: Diagnosis and Treatment
    • Veterinary procedures for diagnosis
    • Treatment options and management strategies
  • Module 5: Prevention and Long-Term Care
    • Dietary and lifestyle adjustments for prevention
    • Monitoring and care for dogs with recurring pancreatitis


Before this course, I was constantly stressed about my dog’s condition. The vet-written content here gave me peace of mind and helped me understand how best to care for my fur-baby.

Anna M, owner of Marley

When the vet called and said Frank had pancreatitis, I panicked. Then he sent me this course, and by the time I went to visit my dog that afternoon I could understand all my options and discuss Frank’s care. Thank you Petlearnia!

Sandra K, owner of Frank

Don’t leave your pet’s health to chance or dubious online sources. Equip yourself with expert knowledge.

Enrol in our ‘Pancreatitis in Dogs’ course today and be the best advocate for your canine companion.

Last updated: February 2023

Dr Rebecca MacMillan

Course written by

Dr Rebecca MacMillan BVetMed BSAVA PGCertSAM MRCVS

Dr Becky has been working with cats and dogs since she graduated in 2009. She has a strong interest in internal medicine and recently completed her postgraduate certificate in small animal medicine.

Dr Emma Rogers-Smith

Peer-Reviewed by

Dr Emma Rogers-Smith BSc(Hons) BA VetMB CertAVP MRCVS

Dr Emma has a passion for internal medicine depeloped during her internship and residency training. She is involved in ongoing research projects in internal medicine and has authored papers about pancreatitis for veterinary journals.