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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
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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