Being a Responsible (and Loving) Pet Owner

Showing your pet how much you love them is not as easy as it sounds. You give them medication and take them to the vet because you love them, but they probably don’t see it that way! February is known as the month of love, but it’s also National Responsible Pet Owners Month. While seemingly unrelated, the two are deeply intertwined because by being a responsible pet owner and taking care of their overall health, you’re showing them deep love – although, not in a way they can understand. That’s why we’re here to help you be an even more
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What You Need to Know Bloat and Gastric Dilatation Volvulus in Dogs

What is Bloat and Gastric Dilatation Volvulus? Bloat is a serious and potentially life threatening condition where the stomach fills excessively with air, fluid, or food. When this happens it can rapidly progress to a life threatening condition called Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV).  GDV occurs when a dog bloats and the stomach twist around on itself cutting off the blood supply to both the stomach and spleen. GDV can cause a dog to die with in minutes to hours. Signs of Bloat and GDV: The signs include restlessness, anxiety, panting, and acting painful. The stomach area looks boated and enlarged.
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