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Treating Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

UTI in dogs | VOSD Vet Advice

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 […]

Treating a UTI in Dogs

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UTIs, or Urinary Tract Infections, can be very painful for dogs, and potentially dangerous, but is treatable. Symptoms of UTI include difficulty and (or) bleeding while urinating and constant licking of the privates. Older female dogs and dogs with diabetes mellitus are more likely to develop a UTI, but it can affect the general population […]

Treatment of Aural Hematoma in Dogs

Treatment of Aural Hematoma in Dogs

Is your dog shaking his head and ears excessively? If yes, then your dog might be suffering from aural hematoma.  Aural hematoma in dogs is a common condition that can affect dogs of all kinds and is caused by trauma to the pinna (ear flap) as a result of excessive head shaking. The blood gets […]

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. […]

How Dangerous are Ticks on Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Are ticks serious? What should you do to stop them Ticks are very bad news – for any dog –  they often cause tick fever and many times it is fatal. A single tick that has tick fever can create an epidemic in a defined dog population. Causes & symptoms  Ticks are external parasites that feed on the blood of their […]

Identification & Treatment of Canine Distemper – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

Critical things to know about Canine Distemper: It is one of the most frequent killers of stray and pet dogs and fatality is very high It is deadly and very common. So you might miss a rabies shot but don’t miss one for Distemper The first line of defence for a dog is ‘vaccinations’ If […]

Identification and Treatment of Mange – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

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Identification and Treatment of Mange: Sarcoptic (red) & Demodectic (demodecosis) mange Mange is a type of inflammatory skin disease caused by tiny parasitic mites on dogs. Nearly all dogs carry mites in small numbers throughout their lives. Generally, a dog’s immune system is sufficient to keep the number of mites low and prevent noticeable symptoms. […]

Treating Wet Eczema/ Hot Spots/ Acute Moist Dermatitis in dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

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Identifying & treating wet eczema / hot spots / acute moist dermatitis Acute moist dermatitis is commonly called wet eczema (we’ll refer to it as wet eczema). It appears as a spontaneous eruption on the skin as a small area that appears red, irritated, and inflamed. It generally appears as a patch but can also […]

The Essential Dog Owners Medical Kit – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

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The essential medical kit If you have a dog, or rescue dogs, keep a treatment kit handy with you with the following essential supplies: Basic medical supplies Melonex 7.5 mg tabs ALWAYS give with a Rantac tab to prevent acidity buildup Melonex inj Tremedol inj. 2 units – stronger painkiller Botropase inj 2 units (prevents […]

VOSD Dog Care™ Best Practice: Treating Maggot Wounds

The bad thing about maggot wounds is that they are surprisingly common. Unfortunately, any number of ‘home’ treatments complicate situations for dogs whereas actual treatment is straightforward and most of the time requires no hospitalization. The good thing is the maggots also keep the wound asceptic. The tissue has no bacterial load and it heals […]