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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
Vomiting in dogs – when is surgery needed?
Dogs
Vomiting in dogs – when is surgery needed?
Vomiting is very common in our canine companions. The good news is that in most cases it is a short-lived problem and not caused by anything serious. Sometimes though, there may be a reason that your vet recommends surge…
May 26, 2021 • 14 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 • 41 shares • 1 comments
Dogs
Gastric Torsion in Dogs
Also known as Bloat, Twisted Stomach, Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus or GDV, this condition is one of the most serious emergencies in small animal practice, and it can make all the difference to the outcome if it is recogni…
March 16, 2011 • 2645 shares • 91 comments
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