Dog Bloat: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

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Dog Bloat: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments | Dogalize

Dog bloat is a quite common condition that can be dangerous, even deadly. It happens when a dog’s stomach fills with gas, food, or fluid, making it swell. In this condition the stomach puts pressure on other organs and may cause no blood flow, tears in the stomach wall, harder breathing.

If your dog shows one or more of these signs, he is probably experiencing bloat:

- Act restless
- Drool
- Have a swollen stomach
- Look anxious
- Try to vomit, but nothing comes up
- Have a rapid heartbeat
- Be short of breath
- Feel weak

Causes include:

- Eating quickly
- Eating or drinking too much
- A lot of running or playing after he eats
- Stress

The type of treatment a dog gets depends on how severe his condition is. In any case, taking your dog to the vet is the best thing to do, since he may need specific manipulations and even surgery in the most serious cases.

For more info please contact Dogalize Vet USA

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Source: Pets Webmd

 

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