Monthly Archives: May 2018

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Don't abandon your pet dog - VOSD message

DO YOU KNOW… Which is the most used ticket on the VOSD Rescue store? No prizes for guessing the answer. It is the PET SURRENDER TICKET! We request all of you who want to adopt a dog to think a 100 times before taking up this responsibility. Dogs are like children – innocent and dependent on […]

When Dogs Ingest Poison

Here’s what to remember if your dog suddenly comes in contact with poison. Dogs come into contact with several substances and can eat many things that are toxic.  If left untreated, poison can be fatal and learning and treating it might save your dog someday. In this article, we discuss toxicity because of ingestion and not […]

Routine Health Checks for Dogs

Spoiler alert: Dogs can’t articulate their feelings like human beings. Since dogs can’t tell you about how they feel, routinely examining your dog for anything abnormal is an important part of being a pet owner. This way you can identify and address medical problems before pronounced symptoms appear. Learn to read the signs Checking temperature […]

Causes & Treatment of Vomiting in Dogs – VOSD Expert Advice™

Katu VOSD Sanctuary Dog

Vomiting or throwing up is a common side effect when a dog is sick. It could apply to almost every illness in a dog. As a rule, vomiting should be taken more seriously than say diarrhea or loose-motions because the underlying reasons can be varied and more complex.  Why do dogs vomit or throw up? […]

Treating Seizures & Epilepsy in Dogs

If your dog suddenly suffers from a seizure or epileptic attack, what are the steps you should take? What is a convulsion/seizure? A convulsion/seizure is an occurrence when a dog’s muscles rapidly contract and relax. At this time, the dog can lose control of its body and this could be terrifying for the owner.  Frequent […]

Treating Diarrhea in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Dogs of VOSD Sanctuary

What is diarrhea? Diarrhea is when your dog has an abnormal stool (loose stool). This could occur once or frequently. Either way, it is best to pay close attention to this illness. What are the symptoms of diarrhea? Diarrhea or a loose stool can be accompanied by vomiting, loss of appetite and weight loss. Why […]