Dog Intestinal Diseases-Some Common Problems
The following describes some common canine intestinal problems seen occasionally in all dogs:
Gastric Torsion, Dilation, and Bloat:
This health problem is usually found in large and heavy breeds and occasionally in big crossbred dogs. There are several possibilities as to the cause regarding this often-fatal condition.
Allowing your dog to exercise right after a hearty meal is a factor that boosts gastric torsion. Another is the habit of feeding the large canine on the floor or ground.
Approximately two to six hours after eating, an affected dog’s stomach expands with gas and twists on its long axis. This distortion keeps the gas from getting out by burping. The dog repeatedly tries to throw up, but is not able to do so and spits thick saliva in small amounts. A veterinarian may attempt to pass a stomach tube to relieve