Dog Bloat is also referred to as Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus, stomach torsion and twisted stomach. This is a true life threatening situation usually affecting deep chested, large breed dogs.
Dogs Get Bloated Too-but it can be dangerous for them
Bloat is a true life-and-death emergency in dogs. The stomach fills up with air and/or fluid (simple bloat) and may or may not rotate (complex bloat).