The SF Gate’s latest Your Whole Pet column discusses the signs and symptoms of bloat, or gastric dilation and volvulus (GDV). The article lists steps of what to do if you suspect your animal has bloat, and emphasizes that this is considered to be “one of the most serious and time-critical of all veterinary emergencies.”
Some signs of bloat, according to the article:
* Pacing and restlessness.
* Trying to vomit but bringing up little or nothing.
* Pain in the stomach, often but not always accompanied by a distended stomach.
Read the article: Bloat and torsion: What you don’t know about them may kill your dog