Monthly Archives: October 2019

Neutering Your Dog and Why It Matters

What is spaying/neutering ? How is it different from sterilization/castration? Spaying or neutering is a surgical procedure to remove the reproductive organs of male and female dogs. It is also known as ‘ABC’ (Animal Birth Control) in the case of Indian Stray Dogs. Surgery can be traditional invasive surgery or it can be laparoscopic (where […]

Treating Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

UTI in dogs | VOSD Vet Advice

The term urinary tract infection describes a variety of conditions infecting the urinary tract. The conditions that UTI describes include: Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB), Cystitis (bladder infection) Prostatitis (infection of the prostate), and Pyelonephritis (infection of kidney) Older female dogs and dogs with diabetes mellitus more commonly develop UTIs than the general population. What Causes Lower […]

Treating a UTI in Dogs

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UTIs, or Urinary Tract Infections, can be very painful for dogs, and potentially dangerous, but is treatable. Symptoms of UTI include difficulty and (or) bleeding while urinating and constant licking of the privates. Older female dogs and dogs with diabetes mellitus are more likely to develop a UTI, but it can affect the general population […]