Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus

Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus

Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus by: Laura Switkowski, Veterinary Adjunct Faculty   What is Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus? Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus, otherwise known as GDV, is a condition that can happen in dogs that is life threatening. This condition occurs when the dogs stomach twists over upon itself, leading to the stomach to become overstretched and rotated by excessive gas. When…

dry mouth

Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) ‚Äď Causes and Treatments

Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) ‚Äď Causes and Treatments Written by: Colette Jesikiewicz CDPMA, FADAA What Is It? Dry mouth (xerostomia) is a condition caused by the reduction of saliva production. This condition does have dental implications. The goal of the dental team is to relieve discomfort and to prevent dental complications. Saliva is produced by three…