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03-11-2014 10:03 PM
selzer
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No history of bloat that I know of but I'm going to email our breeder just to double check. The vet said it's more a preventative measure


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Explain what the vet said to your breeder and ask her advice. If bloating is anywhere in the lines, I think I would go ahead with it.
03-11-2014 09:48 PM
andrea04 No history of bloat that I know of but I'm going to email our breeder just to double check. The vet said it's more a preventative measure


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03-11-2014 09:42 PM
selzer Is there a history of bloating in your dog's lines?
03-11-2014 09:36 PM
coulter Wow you are lucky. My vet told me it would cost me 1500 to staple my girls stomach when I had her spayed at 14mnths
03-11-2014 09:31 PM
gsdsar Gastropexy, is when they suture the stomach to the body wall. It does not prevent bloat, it prevents gastric dilatation volvulus, or a twisting of the bloating stomach. It is GDV, that kills dogs. Due to the twisted stomach, blood supply is cut off to the intestines. That is fatal.

If you plan on spaying her, I would tack her as well. As someone who had dealt with a dog that bloats daily, it's terrifying. My girl never twisted her stomach, but we tacked her to prevent that. It will not hurt and can save your dogs life.


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03-11-2014 09:26 PM
andrea04
Bloat

I took our 9 week old Lucie to her first visit with our vet. While she is a very healthy Sheperd he did let me know that when we have her spayed for an extra $250 they would tack her stomach to her abdominal wall to prevent any possibility of bloat in the future. Can you guys give me your thoughts on this. I want to know if we decide to do it I'm making a great choice for Lucie and her future health... Help please so confused😩


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