Gastric Dilation (aka "bloat") is sometimes confused with Gastro-Intestinal Stasis (aka GI stasis, ileus) or simple/uncomplicated gas. These three conditions are related but they have separate causes, appearances, and treatments.
Signs that your rabbit isn't well include if the rabbit is not eating anything, or not seeming very happy and not moving around like usual.
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Bloat is a very sudden, very severe gas attack where the rabbit's stomach becomes extremely distended and hard. The cause might be bacterial, or something toxic the rabbit ate, or a blockage in just the right spot in the digestive tract (like from eating something that can't be digested properly). Immediate veterinary intervention is required or else the rabbit will die a very painful death. The condition is so serious, and the treatments so agggressive, that a rabbit suffering from bloat does not have a good chance of recovery.
GI Stasis takes longer to develop and the attentive rabbit owner can notice the warning signs; with veterinary care, the chance of recovery is high. GI Stasis results from the rabbit stopping eating: the reason could be pain from an injury, gas, dental trouble, shock from a traumatic event, a hairball or blockage, another illness, etc. Treatment includes belly massage, hydration, force-feeding, pain medication, and gut motility drugs, at least; other treatments may also be required, depending on whatever it is that caused the GI Stasis in the first place. If GI Stasis isn't treated by a vet, it will likely lead to a very painful death for the rabbit.
Gas can develop from certain foods the rabbit eats. Rabbit owners should pay attention to their rabbit's habits, notice what foods give the rabbit gas, and strictly limit those foods in the diet or eliminate them entirely. Certain foods are more likely to cause gas than others, like cabbage and broccoli. Gas can be treated with belly massage, exercise, and simethicone. If untreated, gas might go away on its own, or it might lead to GI stasis.
One person wrote: One of my rabbits had bloat and he died. This does not always happen if you take it to the vets as soon as you realise something is wrong. If your rabbit gets bloat do not blame yourself as this is a common thing and it is usually related to them eating wood, plastic ect.
Yes if you over feed them
No rabbits should be eating any Kind of clover, They will bloat and die.
In general it is best to restrict your bunny to grass only areas with no clover in them. Clover can cause gas, and rabbits have no means to expel the gas, which can mean bloat and death.
Failed battery, or alternator is overcharging.
yes it can!!bloat
when there scred
Allowing waste build up, draft, and other infected rabbits.
Canine bloat is a serious medical emergency in which the stomach twists on itself and cuts off the entrance and exit, so nothing can leave the stomach. The stomach then starts to dilate with gases from digestion, resulting in bloat. If the pressure is not relieved, it is possible for the stomach to rupture, which is generally a sign the dog is about to die.
It is a genetic disease that causes a rabbits tail to twist to one side. It is common in larger rabbits with bigger tails.
Bloat is a porcupinefish.
the wizard of oz in the spring
the water sinks in to the skin follicles and it causes them to swell/"Bloat" or your just allergic to dishsoap
My Great Dane is about three years old. Some of the main causes of death for these gentle giants are mostly bloat because of their size.
Nothing 'causes' rabbits to change color. They are often born one color and they change colors as they approach adulthood. This is common in many animals.
i dont know but jacinta makes you bloat...
Too much of anything can bloat people.
Bloat is a life-threatening stomach condition (where the stomach is swollen and/or rotated). If you suspect your dog has bloat, see a vet ASAP.
When they are tired or relaxed or happy.
A bloated belly can have many causes and in all cases you should take them to the vet. It can be caused by roundworm, or a condition such as bloat which is deadly. You must take your dog to the vet as soon as possible to get the proper treatment and rule out the deadly condition of bloat.
Sodium can increase the heart rate in the body. It may also lead to water weight, which causes bloat and inflammation.
There are many things that could cause bloating. A person who becomes sick could be one possible reason that causes them to bloat.
Yes, dogs can get bloat and it is typically considered a life-treatening condition.
I don't think this right but your organs can't bloat i don't think.
Horses don't get "bloat". This is a term reserved for ruminants (animals whose stomach has 4 compartments to it). Some people will also call colic bloat.