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Aural Hematoma | VOSD Blog

Posted On April 20, 2018By straysadminIn Vet Advice

Aural Hematoma in Dogs

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 the ears against things during head shaking), infection, inflammation, parasites, or most commonly dog fights. If the problem isn’t addressed and blood and other fluids continue to accumulate in the skin, the hematoma can becomeRead More
Munna Hazarey VOSD Rescued Dog

Posted On April 20, 2018By straysadminIn Vet Advice

Treating Maggot Wounds in Dogs

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 the time requires no hospitalization. What are maggots and how do they get to dogs?  A puncture wound on a dogs skin especially a place he can’t lick can easily turn into a maggot wound.Read More
Reporting Puppies |Ricky with Rakesh Shukla VOSD

Posted On February 3, 2018By straysadminIn Rescues

Ricky the rickets survivor & VOSD muscelman

Ricky’s Amazing Transformation Ricky came to VOSD Dog Sanctuary as a thin dog with severe rickets. Look at his transformation now! Didn’t we tell you VOSD is a magical place? 💖 He now has a strong upper body and legs and he is naughty boy who keeps stealing food from all the other dogs! Ricky is given VOSD SuperFood , The only product in India with the goodness of Spirulina and pure egg protein. Suitable for dogs having difficulty in consuming sufficient feed to meet protein requirements to gain muscle – particularly whenRead More

Posted On December 9, 2017By straysadminIn Rescues

VOSD is at the Furr’d Pet Adoption Drive and Fundraiser

Furr’d Pet Adoption Drive is on 10th Dec 2017 Furr’d  is a fun-filled Pet Adoption Drive and Fundraiser organized by FluffyNut, supported by VOSD and Pablo’s Gastrobar.  FURR’D is a day-long carnival that will keep you entertained! Many  fostered and rescued dogs and cats who need to find their forever homes will be there at this event. Alongside the adoption drive is a flea market, games, open mic, special musical performances by Rachna Ramdin, Purple Emperor, Shashaank Abraham and John Fernandes. A dance performance by The Black Ice Crew. To conclude the event onRead More

Posted On December 3, 2017By straysadminIn VOSD Dog Care Products

VOSD Dog Care™ products: Refer a Friend

Refer your friends and win fabulous discounts for yourself and your friends! 20% OFF on  VOSD Dog Care™ products when you refer 5 friends and their dogs to VOSD. The best part is they get 15% OFF their purchases too! How can you avail this offer? No payments. No obligations. All you need to do is fill out this form https://goo.gl/eyYDRW    Read More

Posted On November 7, 2017By straysadminIn Vet Advice

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 VERY FAST. All you need to do is kill the maggots, prevent recurrence and do not damage the tissue. Further action Know more about treating maggots on http://www.vosd.in/expert-advice/ If you need any further information aboutRead More
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 dog on http://www.vosd.in/expert-advice/ if you still have a query unresolved simply ask us a question by writing to us at info@strays.in We make dogs happy! Further action Know more about skin diseases in dogs onRead More
Husna and friends , the snout-less VOSD Dogs

Posted On August 12, 2017By straysadminIn Rescues

5 VOSD dogs without snouts

Husna and Friends – Snout-less dogs of VOSD Husna came to the VOSD Dog Sanctuary as a puppy four years ago after a hit-and-run accident smashed her upper jaw leaving her snout-less. Haider came from Raipur, thin as a stick, with the same problem. Tipu Sultan  came to us minus his upper jaw from the street. Yadav came to us, unhappy and undernourished, missing half his upper jaw. Michael came to us as a two-month-old with most of his lower jaw missing from an accident. He’s two years’ old now.Read More
Rakesh Shukla I Founder VOSD & TWB I VOSD Dog Sanctuary
The May 2017 issue of the ‘Dogs and Pups’ Magazine featured the VOSD Dog Sanctuary and VOSD’s Founder Rakesh Shukla in an interview. The interview was taken in March 2017. The transcript can be read after the images.             Q: Tell us in brief about your organisation and its inception? I’ve never had a dog growing up but always wanted to have one. 8 yrs. back I got my first dog because by then I had figured that I have the infrastructure to support 1 dog. ByRead More