Pet Food is ‘Essential’ Item in Lockdown

The Kerala High Court has specified that the essential list of food/ fodder for milch animals includes food for pets. It’s been hard to get food for pets, especially during the pandemic. However, a recent court judgement made it easier for people to get pet food, as it is an essential item. A self declaration […]

Is Your Dog Coughing?

All dogs will cough sometimes – coughing in dogs is as common as it is people. Most coughing will resolve itself over a few days however coughing that is persistent (lasts over a week) or severe (when the dog is hacking and sounds like choking) needs immediate vet attention. A vet could determine one of […]

Is Your Dog Coughing?

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This guide will help determine causes, symptoms, and treatment. Coughing is as common in dogs as it is in people. It could occur due to a number of reasons, but most often, the body can naturally recover. In some cases though, if the coughing persists (for over a week) or is severe (when the dog […]

Bhutan PM Urges All Citizens To Adopt Stray Dogs

Bhutan PM urges people to adopt a stray dog

Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lotay Tshering has recently asked people to adopt a stray dog as a gift for his birthday.  His birthday is on the 10th of May. He has urged people to adopt a stray dog or plant a tree or commit to managing waste in their neighborhood. With Humane Society International intervention Bhutan has […]

Adopt Strays, Says Bhutan

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The kingdom of Bhutan sets a good example. Bhutan’s Prime Minister Lotay Tshering has recently asked people to adopt a stray dog as a gift for his birthday.  His birthday is on the 10th of May. He has urged people to adopt a stray dog, or plant a tree. or commit to managing waste in their […]

Bloat in Dogs (symptoms, prevention & Treatment) – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Bloat in Dogs | VOSD Expert Vet Advice

Bloat is technically called Gastric Dilation and Volvulus syndrome (GDV) but will be referred to as bloat in this article. VOSD has treated hundreds of dogs with bloat as part of our rescue and for the dogs that live at the VOSD Sanctuary & Hospital. This article shares the accepted medical understanding as well as […]

Dealing With Bloat in Dogs

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Learn about a common but oft-ignored issue that dogs face- gastric bloat. Bloat is technically called Gastric Dilation and Volvulus syndrome (GDV) but will be referred to as bloat in this article. VOSD has treated hundreds of dogs with bloat as part of our rescue and for the dogs that live at the VOSD Sanctuary […]

Snakebite in dogs (symptoms & treatment) – VOSD Expert Advice™

Treating Snakebite in Dogs | VOSD Vet Advice

Nonpoisonous snake bites are painful and can cause infection, but venomous snake bites can kill a dog within only an hour unless you give first aid for snake bite. Most of the time snakes do not want to confront any animal that is not prey. But is a dog is too curious to leave a […]

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

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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 […]