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Posted by: dad2paisley Jul 6 2012, 12:01 PM
Has anyone's greyhounds every have this? What are the signs and symptoms.

Posted by: jato791 Nov 29 2012, 08:40 PM
Bloat and torsion are more common in AKC greyhounds than in the racing dogs. However, it does occur in them too.

I have had 2 greyhounds, both AKC, suffer from bloat & torsion. One died; one lived.

Neither of mine had the typical symptoms. I just knew when I looked at them that something was very wrong.

Posted by: dad2paisley Nov 29 2012, 09:00 PM
Oh thanks for the info. Sorry about your one that didn't make it. http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh116/KKtagShop/Smileys/hug.gif

Posted by: greydaddy Dec 1 2012, 12:30 PM
With all my years with greyhounds, I've hardly seen this but heard it could happen.

Posted by: jato791 Dec 14 2012, 08:18 PM
QUOTE (dad2paisley @ Nov 29 2012, 06:00 PM)
Oh thanks for the info. Sorry about your one that didn't make it. http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh116/KKtagShop/Smileys/hug.gif


Thanks. She was older (10 yrs). We could have had the surgery, but we decided to not put the old gal through it. Her torsion occurred 10 days post-op, as did her nephew's (he's the one that lived).

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