Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV), also known as “bloat,” stomach torsion or “twisted stomach.” Bloat is an extremely serious condition that it most common in large, barrel-chested dogs (Great Danes, Doberman, Boxers, Mastiffs, etc.) and should be considered a life-threatening emergency when it occurs. The gastric dilatation is one part of the condition and torsion is the… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Animal Health
Does your pet have seasonal allergies?
There are two different types of allergies: Environmental and pet food allergies. If your pet is itchy or losing hair during spring, summer or fall, than most likely, your pet has seasonal, environmental allergies. If your pet is showing year-round symptoms, they may have food allergies, or may have just been exposed to many allergens… Read more »
Do you have feral cats roaming your neighborhood?
Have you ever seen cats roaming your neighborhood? They may not be a owned kitty, it could possibly be a feral cat searching for food. Feral cats are born in the wild and have experienced little to no human interaction. Although some will eventually accept the touch of a human who is VERY familiar to… Read more »