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What Are The Top 5 Things To Know About EPI In German Shepherds?

EPI stands for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Classified as an exocrine as opposed to endocrine disease, EPI is the lack of enzyme production by the pancreas. Without enzymes, dogs fail to digest their food properly and thus do not obtain sufficient nutrients.

EPI German Shepherds will look like they are starving, despite having healthy appetites.