What To Do About Your Dog’s Umbilical Hernia
Usually, the best course is to do nothing.
As many people have learned the hard way, a hernia is a defect in a body wall that allows a structure to move from where itís supposed to be to where it doesnít belong. In the case of a hiatal hernia, a little piece of the stomach moves up from the abdominal cavity into the chest cavity due to a defect in the diaphragm, a tough sheet of muscle that normally separates the abdomen from the chest. Thus, the chronic heartburn experienced by some people with the condition. A hiatal hernia is a type of diaphragmatic hernia because the problem stems from a diaphragmatic abnormality.