It's exactly what it says. The bowel is twisted so food digestion and going to the bathroom is not an option when a dog has a twisted bowel and it can cause dealth. Surgery is most likely and highly successful.
Asked in Dog Health, Symptoms
Symptoms of canine twisted bowel?
Canine twisted stomach or bloat is a life-threatening condition that can quickly become fatal. Signs and symptoms of bloat include pale gums and tongue and the inability to vomit. Lethargy and an appearance of being uncomfortable are also symptoms. ...
Asked in Women's Health
Which organs are in your lower abdomen that can become twisted?
The bowel which includes the small and large intestine. Twisted bowel or volvulus - twisting and abnormal looping of either the small intestine (small bowel volvulus) or the large intestine (colonic volvulus). colonic is split into two types cecal and sigmoid. All usually cause bowel obstruction. ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs, Dog Behavior, Dog Care
What are the chances of survival of an 8 week old puppy after surgery for a twisted bowel?
well my puppy is staying at the vets house tonight, because he has a twisted bowel. and he has had surgery. the vet said its 50/50 really. im really upset. and i just pray he will be alive in the morning :'/ ...
Asked in Domestic Dogs, Dog Health, Dog Behavior
What should you do about a dog who has not pooped in 2 or 3 days?
== == It's extremely important to get your dog into the vets as they could have a twisted intestine or bowel. Do it now! Give the dog 2 tablespoons of canned pumpkin twice a day. It works. Give applesauce or a cut up apple they love it and it is good for them. While the above posters are absolutely correct on a general basis three days without a dog having bowel movements and then giving them something to induce a bowel...
Asked in Dog Health, Dog Care, Veterinary Medicine
How much does twisted bowel surgery cost for dogs?
This depends on where you live. Your Veterinarian should be able to provide you with an estimate of the cost of surgery/treatment after he/she has examined the dog and completed any diagnostics. ...
Asked in Intestines
Will a sharp stabbing pain in male's lower right abdomen usually go away after a bowel movement?
Could be an obstructed or twisted bowel...or maybe your diet. Try drinking more water and eating more fiber (or take a fiber tablet/stool softener). If pain continues, see a doctor. ...
Can you experience intense abdominal pain from a disintegrating disk?
Back pain, perhaps, but not a disintegrating disc... I would worry more about things such as an aneurysm, intestinal blockage, twisted bowel, cancer, etc... ...
Asked in Medical Terminology
What is the medical term meaning life-threatening obstruction in which the bowel twists itself?
The term volvulus means twisted bowels. It is a very dangerous condition.