Gastric Dilatation (GD) or “Bloat” is a condition in dogs where the stomach becomes dilated and distended due to the accumulation of gas or fluid. The abdomen is generally distended and uncomfortable, but the condition is easily treated by emptying the stomach. This is a much less serious condition than the main topic here, Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV), in which the stomach fills with gas or fluid then flips on itself, trapping the gas and/or fluid inside.
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Murray, UT (Mar. 24, 2020) – Shelter clinic services ended temporarily and other organizational updates
The Utah Humane Society announced that it has suspended its clinic services in response to Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert’s executive order. The order states that health care facilities, including veterinary clinics, must postpone all elective surgeries and procedures on March 25, 2020, to preserve protective equipment needed by doctors and nurses treating patients with COVID-19.