• Gastrointestinal Obstructions In Dogs: What Every Owner Needs To Know

    21 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    Gastrointestinal obstructions in dogs can be located anywhere along the digestive tract from the stomach to the colon. They occur when the natural flow of ingested materials becomes stopped up, making it impossible for the dog to pass stool or gas. Bowel obstructions are fairly common in dogs due to their habit of ingesting non-food items.
    Who is at risk for a gastrointestinal obstruction?
    While any dog can potentially suffer from a gastrointestinal obstruction, puppies are especially susceptible as they explore the world with their mouths. Similarly, adult dogs that love to chew items...
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