Monthly Archives: February 2020

Is Your Dog Coughing?

This guide will help determine causes, symptoms, and treatment. Coughing is as common in dogs as it is in people. It could occur due to a number of reasons, but most often, the body can naturally recover. In some cases though, if the coughing persists (for over a week) or is severe (when the dog […]

Adopt Strays, Says Bhutan

The kingdom of Bhutan sets a good example. Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lotay Tshering has recently asked people to adopt a stray dog as a gift for his birthday.  His birthday is on the 10th of May. He has urged people to adopt a stray dog, or plant a tree. or commit to managing waste in their […]

Dealing With Bloat in Dogs

Learn about a common but oft-ignored issue that dogs face- gastric bloat. Bloat is technically called Gastric Dilation and Volvulus syndrome (GDV) but will be referred to as bloat in this article. VOSD has treated hundreds of dogs with bloat as part of our rescue and for the dogs that live at the VOSD Sanctuary […]

Treating Snakebite in Dogs

Is your dog suffering from snakebite? Are you in an area with a lot of snakes? Non-venomous snake bites are painful and can cause infection, but venomous snake bites can kill a dog within only an hour, unless you give first aid for a snakebite. Most of the time snakes do not want to confront […]

Is Your Dog Vomiting Too Frequently?

A basic guide to determine causes, symptoms, and treatment Animals also suffer from common problems that people do, such as stomach flu that causes vomiting and loss of appetite. While their systems can recuperate if the issue is minor — for instance, some dogs eat grass and vomit if they feel unwell — it requires […]

How to Regulate Your Dog’s Temperature

Is your dog’s temperature too high or too low? As a dog parent, it’s important to know how to be able to adequately care for your dog even if a veterinarian isn’t accessible. Especially now, when it’s hard to get medical care, it is useful to have an understanding of our dogs’ health. We have […]