A new study, published in the latest issue of the Journal of Small Animal Practice (JSAP), found that the addition of antacid treatment during the pre- and postoperative period for brachycephalic dogs undergoing surgery may result in a faster and greater improvement in treated dogs.

According to a report on the BSAVA website, the study titled ‘Diagnosis and treatment of gastro-oesophageal junction abnormalities in dogs with brachycephalic syndrome’, involved a prospective, randomised trial utilising antacid treatments omeprazole and magaldrate. Read more