Chronic Active Hepatitis in Dogs

 

Overview

Chronic Active Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver resulting in the accumulation of inflammatory cells and scarring. Causes of hepatitis chronic active include infectious canine hepatitis, leptospirosis, immune mediated diseases and copper storage disease.

 

Treatment

Treatments include a diet of high calorie and low in protein (HILL’S LD Diet), IV fluids, steroids, broad spectrum antibiotics, ursodiol (Actigal), B-complex and vitamin K.

Cost to Treat: $1,000 to $7,500

 

Other Types of Canine Hepatitis

 

 

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