Bloat and your Greyhound: Raised Feeders

bloatWhen adopting a greyhound, one of the things that your rescue organization will stress is to use a raised feeder, or elevated food bowl. The reason? To prevent bloat.

Bloat generally occurs when the stomach twists upon itself, trapping air, food and water, which can cause a rapid onset of shock. If left untreated, the consequences can be deadly.

Learning to recognize the symptoms can help save your dog’s life:

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