Q. After my dog ate lunch his stomach was a little bloated and i heard gas noises. When i went to pet him i felt a ballon feeling ball on his side that f
DR. JENNIFER LADD, DVM
A. I concur completely with my colleague. Bloat or GdV is very serious and is easy to rule out with an abdominal radiograph.
DR. ANDREA M. BRODIE, DVM
A. You need to take your dog to a veterinarian immediately, as he could have a bloated stomach which, if not resolved, could turn into a twisted stomach (GDV). If your dog gets restless, lethargic, tries to vomit, possibly looks like a ballon ready to take off flying, he needs to be seen right away, as this is an emergency.