Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus

2019-04-24T14:49:26-04:00

GASTRIC DILATATION AND VOLVULUS By Cindi Bossart, VMD Gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV) is an acute life-threatening disorder in dogs. It is considered a medical/surgical emergency. The earlier this disorder is recognized and treated, the better the chance of survival. Gastric dilatation begins with distention of the stomach primarily with air, but the distention [...]

Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus2019-04-24T14:49:26-04:00

AKC CHF Fights Bloat in Dogs

2024-05-16T02:51:30-04:00

AKC CHF Fights Bloat in Dogs RALEIGH, N.C. (January 15, 2013) – The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) announces today a major effort underway to tackle the devastating condition commonly known as bloat. The Bloat Initiative will address the need for both education and research. Gastric dilatation –volvulus, or bloat -- is a devastating [...]

AKC CHF Fights Bloat in Dogs2024-05-16T02:51:30-04:00

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