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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
Category: Dog
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My name is ***** *****, and i'm looking about possible bloat

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Customer: my name is ***** *****, and i'm looking for guidance about possible bloat in a 13 yr old dog that had prophylactic gastrpexy as a puppy
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: She's been very restless for 16+ hours. Took her to the vet, and they diagnosed some heart arrhythmia. X-ray showed no heart enlargement and no stomach distention, but a small amount of air in the stomach -- not enough to be dangerous, according to the vet. They did a cardio ultrasound, and I'll have the results tomorrow. Heart showed a couple of odd mis-formations, but they said she isn't in heart failure. Gums look good. Good appetite. They sent me home with some meds to (hopefully) control the arrhythmia. (13 year old standard poodle)
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 10 months ago.

Good evening. Thanks for your question. It looks like the expert you were hoping to speak with is not at this time, so I have stepped in to help you.

Where would you like guidance here? Are you primarily concerned about the air even though she's already had a pexy?