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

A. I concur completely with my colleague. Bloat or GdV is very serious and is easy to rule out with an abdominal radiograph.

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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.

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