In this VETgirl online veterinary CE blog, we demonstrate how to perform an abdominal exploratory. About to take a vomiting dog or cat to surgery? Make sure you're running the bowel correctly - in other words, making sure to thoroughly explore the whole gastrointestinal tract (after you've also completed a full abdominal exploratory). Our surgeon Dr Nate Rose from Minnesota Mobile Veterinary Surgery and Animal Emergency & Referral Center of MN, demonstrates how. Want more? Check out how to perform an enterotomy here.