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A dog with a swollen face – Our First Aid Service at work!

Have you all started wondering if our On-site First Aid Service for Street Animals only tends to maggot cases? Well, not really…meet this brown coloured male street dog whom we spotted near a neighbourhood Police chowki on 14th August. His…

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Treating an old dog with Aural haematoma- Part 2

Dateline: October 2012 Two years back, we had penned a story on how we got an old black dog’s aural haematoma treated. We had a smilar challenge to face with another old dog, a brown coloured male dog with a…

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Medicine list to cure a dog who has had a paralytic attack*

Before this information gets erased of our memories, we also wanted to share the list and dosage of medicines that our doctor advised us to give to Hasmukh, when we were hoping against hope that he is unable to walk…

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The joy of looking after ‘Poopy’ the pigeon

By Divya Kapur About the author: Divya has trained as a wildlife rescuer in Sydney with Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Services. She specialises in birds and that is where she derives the confidence to continue her work in this area after having moved back to Gurgaon. She…

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Elbow rashes in street dogs- the ‘magic’ cure!

Our patient: A dog with elbow rashes in his forelegs See the photograph above, it is of our neighbourhood street dog who had been having these elbow rashes in both of his fore legs, as time passed by and rains  intensified…

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Ear infections in Street Dogs-our experience at treating them

Come rains, comes humidity and mositure in the air, the ideal weather for microrganisms like bacteria, yeast and fungi to proliferate. How often have you seen a dog walking with his/her head titled to one side or continuously shaking its…

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Limping Dogs: A treatment we used that worked!

Many a time we at Jaagruti have come across street dogs with a limp in either their hind (back) legs or the fore (front) legs. The cause for these limping legs is not difficult to guess, more often than not it is…

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Treating an old dog for Aural Haematoma (Haematoma of the Ear)

Dateline: July 2010 The patient is an Indian Street Dog aged around 12 years or so. His colour is Black so as per a general thumb rule, most Indian dogs who are black in colour and adopted by their communities…

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Treating a dog for a wasp/bee sting

This post comes out of sharing one of our experiences on dealing with insect bites on dogs and since insect bites are often misunderstood though it can be such a common reason behind sudden ailments in dogs/pets- what with most…

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First Aid tips for taking care of the dog on your street

Volunteer to provide quick medical relief to the dog who guards your street A horrifying number of dogs and cats die because of lack of medical attention.  This is all the more tragic because wounds and injuries are surprisingly simple…

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