My dog has a liver disease; can I give it a treat?
When your dog has a liver disease it is usually advised to not give any 'extras', in order to minimise stress on the liver as much as possible.
The liver is an organ that regulates the metabolism of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. With liver diseases, problems arise with the metabolism of these products. This might result in an inability to detoxify all harmful substances. Thus, for example, not all ammonia (by-product of protein catabolism) is transformed into urea, which leads to accumulation in the blood.
Rewarding your dog with a kibble of the TROVET Hepatic diet, or a liver supporting diet of different brand, can be a solution. Always consult your veterinarian for nutritional advice.