Dog not eating and has vomited. What can you do? – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

VOSD Vet Advice| Dog not eating and vomited

If the dog is not eating it can be a symptom of one of many things and can be simply that the dog overate or is not hungry or has mild indigestion or can be that it has a fever etc. The only way you will know is if you notice the food pattern of […]

Normal body temperature of a dog – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Normal body temperature of a dog| VOSD Blog

Unlike humans dogs’ normal temperate range is higher. 99-102 degree Fahrenheit is considered normal for dogs. If the temperature is a little higher say 12-104 please call your vet and take the dog to a vet. The vet will treat the dog for the underlying cause that is causing the fever and the fever itself.  […]

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 that dogs should not eat – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Food that dogs must not eat| VOSD Blog

Most people will gladly share their food with these dogs. And there lies a large problem because there are many common foods that extremely toxic for dogs and can be fatal. Here are some common food to avoid: Chocolate: Dogs commonly have access to chocolate especially in households with kids. Chocolate contains theobromine which causes […]

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 […]

VOSD GRANTS

VOSD GRANTS PROGRAM FOR DOG RESCUERS AND NGOS

VOSD works with dog rescuers & NGO’s throughout India for the betterment of lives of stray dogs. Earlier on a case on case basis, we have engaged and helped different agencies including donating 15 laptops and computers with CUPA Bangalore, Sarvodaya Bangalore and Friendicoes as beneficiaries, made fundraisers that made critical infrastructure possible for Maruthi […]

Water for VOSD Sanctuary

Sponsor Water for VOSD Sanctuary

Did you know that Karnataka is the driest state in India after Rajasthan? The 2018 monsoon was severely deficient and the winter monsoon never happened. 2019 monsoon is projected to be deficient due to El Nino. Our 2 water ponds had dried up first half of 2019 and our borewell is in danger of completely […]

VOSD Expansion

VOSD Sanctuary Expansion 2020

VOSD Sanctuary Expansion We are increasing the capacity of VOSD Sanctuary to ~ 1400 dogs from the present ~ 900 dogs! Our plan is doubling the land use and efficiency that will increase our capacity to ~1400+ dogs up from ~ 900+ rescued dogs. Help VOSD by making a small donation today! 50% of the […]

Poisoning from Grapes and Raisins in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Poisoning from Grapes and raisins in dogs VOSD blog

Grape and raisin (dried grapes) are highly toxic to dogs and even small amounts can be fatal. Since they are a common food item the chances of poisoning are high. The exact toxin that causes toxicity has not been identified but it is associated with the flesh of the fruit which means that peeled and […]

Owner’s Guide for Anxiety in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Anxiety in Dogs | VOSD Blog posts

What is anxiety and what causes it? Anxiety in dogs is very common since they are social, emotional and responsive animals. They adapt easily to their surroundings and mostly are very friendly and are creatures of habit. Changes in the immediate environment or unpredictability in the environment cause deep anxiety as dog’s associate these with […]