Monthly Archives: May 2018

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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 […]

Ingestion Poisoning in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

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Dogs come into contact with several substances and can eat many things that are toxic.  If left untreated poisoning can be fatal and learning and treating it might save your dog someday. In this article, we discuss toxicity because of ingestion (not bites). Causes There are several opportunities for a dog to come into contact with various […]

Keeping your dog healthy with routine examinations – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

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Since dogs can’t tell you about how they feel examining your dog routinely for any changes from normal, thereby identifying and addressing medical problems before pronounced symptoms appear, is the best way of assuring a long and healthy life. There are many signs of a dog’s health in the dog’s body and excretion. Here’s a […]

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

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.  Is your dog vomiting: what does it […]

Treating Seizures & Epilepsy in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

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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 convulsions/seizures are usually termed as epilepsy. It is challenging to determine the underlying cause of convulsions/seizures. Typically, this […]

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

Treating Diarrhea in Dogs

It’s not just humans that have the loosies. And it’s always painful no matter who it affects. Read on to find out what you can do about the dreaded “Diarrhoea” in dogs. What is diarrhea? If you’re seeing an abnormal increase in the amount of fluid in your pet’s faeces, they might be suffering from […]