Tag Archives: VOSD Dog Care

Is Your Dog Vomiting Too Frequently?

A basic guide to determine causes, symptoms, and treatment Animals also suffer from common problems that people do, such as stomach flu that causes vomiting and loss of appetite. While their systems can recuperate if the issue is minor — for instance, some dogs eat grass and vomit if they feel unwell — it requires […]

Food Items Dogs Should Avoid

All dogs love food. But not all food loves them back. It is quite common to see people feeding dogs snacks at the chai kade. Biscuits are not ideal (even for humans) but it’s not the worst thing. But it is easy to make mistakes and accidentally feed dogs food that makes them ill or […]

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 […]

Treatment of Aural Hematoma in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

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Cause and treatment of Aural Hematoma Ear hematomas develop when the tiny blood vessels in the floppy part of the dog ruptures. The vessels bleed under the skin and form a fluid-filled pocket. Ear hematomas can develop from too much head shaking, obsessive scratching at the ears, trauma to the ears (sometimes caused by smacking […]

Treating Maggot Wounds in Dogs – VOSD Expert Vet Advice™

The bad thing about maggot wounds is that they are surprisingly common. The good thing is that unless a large part of the dog’s body or organs have been eaten away they are very easy to heal. Unfortunately any number of ‘home’ treatments complicate situations for dogs whereas actual treatment is straighforward and most of […]

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 […]

VOSD Dog Care™ Best Practice: When to use Ivermectin?

Ivermectin is wrongly used 99% of the time including by vets. It is reno-toxic too. It’s oral/injectible use is only in the case of mange, however, both sarcoptic and demodectic mange are far less common than other skin diseases. When to use Ivermectin? Know more about Ivermectin use and managing the skin issues of your […]