Acute Gastritis is a severe inflammation of the lining of the
Causes: eating indigestible material such as grass, stones,
sticks, dirt, garbage, small dead animals, cleaning compounds,
fertilizers, and pesticides. In some young pets, worms may
also be a cause. The vomited material may give a clue
regarding the cause of the illness.
Indications: repeated vomiting, and there may be vague
discomfort and restlessness. Thirst followed by immediate
vomiting is common.
Treatment: medication and controlled diet.
Repeated episodes of acute gastritis could lead to more chronic
and difficult to treat conditions of the stomach.