Monthly Archives: January 2020

How can I know my dog has fever? – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Dog has fever |VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

A common symptom that the dog has fever cited among dog owners is dryness of the nose. This is however not an accurate reckoner of fever. Sleeping dogs or a dog that has just woken up will have dry noses as well. At the same time in a normal dog the nose should have normal […]

Food Items Dogs Should Avoid

All dogs love food. But not all food loves them back. It is quite common to see people feeding dogs snacks at the chai kade. Biscuits are not ideal (even for humans) but it’s not the worst thing. But it is easy to make mistakes and accidentally feed dogs food that makes them ill or […]

How should I check my dog’s temperature?– VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

How to check dog temperature| VOSD Blog

The only sure way of taking a dog’s temperature is using a thermometer. To do so you need: A digital thermometer Vaseline Cotton swabs Surgical spirit Dogs temperatures are checked anally much the same way as infants.  Lubricate the probe of the digital thermometer with Vaseline. Secure the dog in a comfortable sitting or standing […]