Gastropexy (Stomach Tack) for Prevention of "Bloat" in Pets. A gastropexy is a laparoscopic procedure that permanently attaches the dog's stomach to the abdominal wall. This prevents the stomach from â€œtwistingâ€ and causing a GDV (Gastic Dilation and Volvulus).
What can anyone tell me about the occurence of bloat in Dobermans? Am considering having stomach tacked during neutering procedure to .
Bloat is when the stomach fills with excess fluids and/or gas. Some statics show it is. It is more common in deep chested dogs such as German Shepherds, Great Danes, and Dobermans. If you think your. . Canine Gastroplexy (stomach tack).