Bloat The Quick Killer
by Amy Glunn Canine Behavior and Training Specialist Valor K9 Academy, LLC
I want to thank you for saving my dog's life. I attended your Pet CPR and First Aid class at Vohne Liche Kennels back in 2013. The way you taught the class - your passion - made learning fun and helped me remember what you were teaching us.
Four weeks ago, my three-year-old German Shepherd started to bloat. I recognized the signs and symptoms within 60 seconds, stuck catheters from the first aid kit in his abdomen, and rushed him to the vet. His vitals were strong. Within 30 minutes of it all happening, he was in surgery. Apparently his spleen had shifted which flipped his stomach onto itself. They removed his spleen, and he survived the surgery.
Thank you for doing what you do. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and giving us all first aid kits. Without your class, I wouldn't have known what was happening. I wouldn't have known it was an emergency situation. Duke is my best friend, and you saved his life!