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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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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

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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 […]

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. […]

Identification & Treatment of Parvo-virus (Parvo) in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Critical information about Parvo: It is one of the most frequent killers of dogs and is almost always fatal because of the stage at which it starts getting treated There is NO CURE for Parvo and has a kill rate > 90% but with aggressive treatment we’ve seen a survival rate of ~ 50% It […]