Bloat Chart

BLOAT (Gastric torsion) – Often occurs suddenly and can be FATAL. Survival depends on recognizing the symptoms and getting prompt medical help. Symptoms may include extreme restlessness, excessive salivation, non-productive vomiting and an enlarged and painful abdomen. Gas X may be effective for temporary relief in the early stages of mild bloat (without torsion).

The Chart below may help in cases of bloat. The key to bloat is to get the dog to the vet as soon as possible. DO NOT try to treat it at home.

Bloat Chart - a pdf version of this chart that can be downloaded and printed. We suggest that you keep a copy handy with your first aid supplies.

Bloat Information - a pdf file with information on bloat that can be downloaded and printed.