• Gastric Torsion or Bloat

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    Have you ever heard of a dog’s stomach flipping? It sounds like something made up, doesn’t it? Sadly, it isn’t. Gastric torsion, or bloat, is a serious and life threatening condition that can occur in dogs. The exact cause of gastric torsion is not known, although large, deep-chested breeds, such as Great Danes, Dobermans and German Shepherds are much more likely to suffer from it than smaller dogs.  The dog’s stomach “flips” or twists on … Read More »