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11 yr old rotti bloated

May 17th, 2003, 05:08 PM
My 11 year old rotti is bloated and isn't eating. Vomited water. Having trouble laying down. Please help

May 19th, 2003, 08:21 AM
Hopefully you took your dog to the vet, because if you didn't - and you are reading this he's probably already died right now.

Bloat is FATAL in all cases if left untreated - it usually only take 30 mins for it to take a turn for the worse.

January 22nd, 2004, 06:28 PM
Just wondering....what causes bloat? My rotti has never had it...but just for preventative reasons.

January 22nd, 2004, 06:51 PM
Bloat KILLS. If this dog is not taken to the vet and he does have bloat he will die a horrible, painful death.

There are many different theories on the cause of bloat. Avoiding activity after meals and feeding smaller meals is recommended to help prevent it.

A dog that has bloat must have surgery to survive.

January 22nd, 2004, 08:17 PM
Here is a link.

January 22nd, 2004, 08:18 PM
PLEASE PLEASE take him to a vet ASAP.....

January 22nd, 2004, 08:55 PM
TAKE HIM TO A VET!!!! If you wait he'll probably die:( What are you waiting for?:confused:

January 22nd, 2004, 09:18 PM
Keeping my fingers crossed that bettybelinda has taken her Rottie to the ER vet.....

January 24th, 2004, 10:35 AM
She hasn't replied yet so he probably died:( It makes me mad that people don't use their heads:mad: