Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Older German Shepherds

Updated: Apr 10



If you are a German Shepherd owner, you should be aware of Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI), a potentially life-threatening disease. EPI is caused by the pancreas not producing enough digestive enzymes, which can lead to malnourished and other health problems. EPI is a common health issue in German Shepherds, so If your fur friend has symptoms of EPI, it is important to get him or her diagnosed and treated as soon as possible. Thankfully, EPI can be successfully managed with proper care.


In this blog post and podcast, we talk with Olesia Kennedy founder of EPI 4 Dogs who schools us on everything EPI. Her website, epi4dogs.com is a wealth of invaluable information for those who have a fur friend with EPI or suspec