Although it's name may sound harmless, bloat is a life-threatening emergency for dogs. The condition, formally called gastric dilation-volvulus (GDV), can quickly kill dogs if they don't receive p ...View Article
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Pet Food for Recovery
If your dog has a serious illness or is recovering from surgery or an accident, its nutritional needs will be different from when it's healthy. Diarrhea, vomiting, and a decreased appetite can make getting your dog the right nutrients a real challenge. At Animal Emergency Centre, our veterinary team recommends giving your pet a variety of foods designed to be easy on the stomach while affording the most nutrients in a small serving. Every bite counts when you're trying to build up your dog's strength, so make every one count.
After an emergency visit, our veterinarian team often advises pet owners to feed their dogs a mild diet, full of solid nutrients but very easy on the digestion. Some of the more common foods our team recommends are:
Caring for sick or recovering dogs or cats can be a challenge, and even more so when you can't contact your regular veterinarian. In our Studio City CA animal hospital, we're here for any pet emergency when your usual clinic is closed. For any accident or emergency illness, bring your pet in right away to our ER. If you've got any questions for our vets, call our L.A. office at (818) 760-3882.