• Top Veterinary Articles of the Week: Sepsis, Intussusception, and more

    5 monthes ago - By Dawg Business

    Intussusception - When the Gut Becomes a Telescope Dr. Christopher Byers/CriticalCareDVM
    A telescopic feature can be handy on many objects. It makes them easier to store, while they can become much larger/longer when in use. We have a telescopic dog ramp. Hubby has a whole bunch of things that expand and fold into themselves that way.
    A dog's intestine, however, is not supposed to do this. A healthy intestine won't do this. But inflammation can make it happen, resulting in partial or complete obstruction of the GI tract. Ouch. Surgery is the only way to fix this.
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