Food @ Doggysthan.

Items that are consumed.

  1. Dry Food Like Pedigree
  2. Chicken offal or wet food
  3. Ghee (clarified butter)
  4. Curds
  5. Rice
  6. Raagi (Finger Millet)
  7. Veggies – Carrot/ radish
  8. Turmeric Powder
  9. Cattle Bones – From Butchers
  10. Vitamin Syrup
  11. Treats (Rawhide, Chew Sticks, Dog Biscuits)

The recipe (For 12 dogs):

  1. A large vessel to cook (size is 1.5 to 2 litres per dog per day)
  2. 125 gms of rice per dog
  3. 200 gms of chicken offal per dog
  4. 10 ml of coconut oil or Ghee per dog
  5. Turmeric
  6. Permitted Veggies

Cook in a pressure cooker and leave it for 3 whistles and cool. Before serving add about 100 ml curds and 2 heaped table spoons of Raagi powder. Mix all of them well. Once in a week add a small teaspoon of Zincovit Syrup.

Periodic Routines @ Doggysthan:

Monthly Routines

  1. Baths using (anti tick) shampoo
  2. Physical Examinations

Quarterly Routines

  1. Deworming
  2. Nails
  3. De Lice-ing and checking for ticks/ Treatments (using medicated powders, eucalyptus oil, citronella oil)

Yearly routines

  1. Vaccinations
  2. Health Check

Veterinary Requirements

Dr. Basavanna Gowda MVSc is a reputed/ well respected veterinarian located in Yelahanka, which is about 11 Kms away from the farm. He runs the Sudeeksha Pet Clinic which is a very well known Veterinary Clinic. He is the Human in Charge of Health at Doggysthan and makes periodic site visits. He and his team of doctors and animal enthusiasts takes very good care of our dogs. Sudeeksha Pet Clinic is well appointed and are equipped to conduct emergency and elective surgeries for dogs of all shapes and sizes. Dr. Gowda works with CUPA and many other NGOs actively involved with Animal Welfare in Bangalore.