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Hernias in dogs (diaphragmatic)

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Zoe Halfacree

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Hernias in dogs (diaphragmatic)

There are several types of hernia (also known as a rupture) seen in the dog and the causes vary between the different types. Some hernias can be minor, but in certain circumstances they can be very serious and often require surgical treatment.

What is a hernia?

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What is a diaphragmatic hernia or rupture?

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What is a hiatal hernia?

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How will I know if my dog has a hernia or rupture?

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How will my vet diagnose my dog’s hernia/rupture?

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How are hernias/ ruptures treated?

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How can I prevent my dog getting a hernia/ rupture?

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What problems may occur after my dog’s hernia surgery?

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