Recognizing a tummy-twisting emergency in your dog

Gastric dilation and volvulus (GDV) is an acute, life-threatening condition that primarily affects large-breed and giant-breed dogs. Immediate medical and surgical intervention is required to optimize the chance of survival.

The first video discusses what signs they should be on the lookout for in their dogs that mean an emergency visit to the veterinarian is called for, now!

The second video discusses what steps they can be taking to make sure this never ever happens to their precious pups in the first place. A prophylactic gastropexy is always an option, but there are some steps your clients can be taking themselves to prevent GDV.


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