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Dog Rights During Lockdown

What you should know about walking your dog or going to the vet during the pandemic. It is easy to forget about the plight of animals when we are in the midst of a pandemic. Many pet parents are now finding it hard to provide adequate exercise for their pets. There have been examples of […]

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 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 […]

When would a dog need rescue and how should you be prepared?

Rakesh Shukla at VOSD Sanctuary

Dog Rescue The first step of rescuing dogs is to learn the basics of giving care that will save the dog. Keep essential medicine and equipment with you and keep your actions clear. You are the best chance the dog has when it is in a critical condition and the next best rescue guys will […]

VOSD Dog Care Services Overview

VOSD Dog Care

VOSD Dog Care VOSD is reachable only electronically. This allows us to streamline our communication across mails, Facebook posts and messages etc. And allows us to address your queries in a time bound professional manner. For the resolution of your query you may receive a call back from our officers. The following are the services […]

Treatment of Aural Hematoma in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Ricky - Dogs of VOSD Sanctuary

Cause and treatment of Aural Hematoma Ear hematomas develop when the tiny blood vessels in the floppy part of the dog ruptures. The vessels bleed under the skin and form a fluid-filled pocket. Ear hematomas can develop from too much head shaking, obsessive scratching at the ears, trauma to the ears (sometimes caused by smacking […]

Treating Maggot Wounds in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

The bad thing about maggot wounds is that they are surprisingly common. The good thing is that unless a large part of the dog’s body or organs have been eaten away they are very easy to heal. Unfortunately any number of ‘home’ treatments complicate situations for dogs whereas actual treatment is straighforward and most of […]

Identifying & Treating Skin Diseases in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Types of ‘bugs’ that cause skin disease There are 4 types of things that would cause skin disease in a dog.  All conditions (other than truly auto immune conditions) can be completely reversed. Please note however that most severe itching and skin loss causes secondary bacterial and fungal infections too so the disease may not […]

Treating Kidney (renal) failure in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Identifying and treating Kidney (renal) failure What is kidney/ renal failure in dogs? The inability of the kidneys to remove waste products from the blood is kidney failure. The bodies of animals produce toxins all day, everyday, and the toxins circulate to the kidneys to be dissolved in water, filtered out and excreted through urination. […]