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Symptoms of pancreatitis range from mild to very severe, and may include a painful, distended stomach, lack of appetite, depression, dehydration, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Variants of the SPINK1 gene may be associated with the development of pancreatitis in Miniature Schnauzers.
Bishop, MA., Xenoulis, PG., Levinski, MD., Suchodolski, JS., Steiner, JM. : Identification of variants of the SPINK1 gene and their association with pancreatitis in Miniature Schnauzers. Am J Vet Res 71:527-33, 2010. Pubmed reference: 20433378. DOI: 10.2460/ajvr.71.5.527.