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What is a ‘gastropexy’ in dogs, and is it worth it?
Dogs
What is a ‘gastropexy’ in dogs, and is it worth it?
If you are the owner of a large or giant breed dog, then you may well be aware of a condition known as gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV) or bloat. A GDV is potentially very serious. It can develop very quickly and can sa…
March 27, 2022 • 47 shares • 1 comments
How can I make sure my new puppy doesn't get bloat or a torsion?
Dogs
How can I make sure my new puppy doesn't get bloat or a torsion?
You may well have heard of bloat especially if you chat to owners of larger breeds of dog or happen to own one yourself. But do you know what bloat is and how best to avoid it happening? …
August 22, 2021 • 32 shares
How is bloat treated in dogs and what are the signs?
Dogs
How is bloat treated in dogs and what are the signs?
What is bloat? When talking about a condition called 'bloat' we are normally referring to an emergency in dogs whereby the stomach becomes very distended and rotates. This creates the typical appearance of a swollen abdo…
May 12, 2021
What is GDV in dogs and how is it treated?
Dogs
What is GDV in dogs and how is it treated?
GDV stands for ‘Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus’, which is a syndrome that affects large breed dogs. It is caused by an accumulation of gas in the stomach which causes it to swell and bloat. The ‘volvulus’ can occur as t…
October 21, 2020 • 33 shares • 1 comments
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