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An FAQ for Rescuers on Dog Breeding and Marketing Rules 2017

VOSD explains the rules stated by the government, which can help dog rescuers use it to their advantage For the first time in India, there are a comprehensive set of rules notified by the Central Government (therefore applicable across ALL states) called  Dog Breeding and Marketing Rules 2017. They appear in the Gazette of India […]

Stray dogs and their heroes – a photo essay

A story of survival and empathy On 24 March, 2020, the Government of India announced a 21 day nationwide lockdown, that was later extended until 3 May, 2020, as a preventive measure against the 2020 coronavirus pandemic in India. While as humans we had the privilege of being able to plan for our upcoming meals for the […]

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 […]

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 Check Your Dog’s Temperature

Use a sterile thermometer to determine your dog’s temperature In our earlier blog, we mentioned how you can identify if a dog has a fever. If the animal feels warm, its temperature must surely be recorded. The only sure way of doing so is by using a thermometer. What you require A digital thermometer Vaseline […]

VOSD Grants

Learn about how VOSD awards grants to rescuers and NGOs so that they can help more dogs across the country. VOSD works with dog rescuers & NGOs throughout India for the betterment of the lives of stray dogs. Earlier, we engaged and helped different agencies on a case-by-case basis by donating 15 laptops and computers. […]