WHAT IS URINARY TRACT INFECTION?

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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 […]

BECOME A RESIDENT VET AT THE VOSD SANCTUARY

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Work with the most sophisticated rescue with sophisticated no-holds barred treatment and be a part of the lifetime commitment we make to our dogs. It could change your life just like it changes theirs. If you have Master’s in Veterinary Surgery and 3-4 yrs minimum experience working with dogs – you are just right for […]

Poisoning in dogs (ingestion) – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment I 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 […]

Routine examination of your dog – Tips and Tricks I 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 […]

Causes and treatment of vomiting in dogs – VOSD Expert Advice™

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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.  Why do dogs vomit or throw up? […]

Treating Seizures & Epilepsy in Dogs

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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 […]