‘WAGS’ For the wonderful vet | Nov Dec 2011

I am: Pramit Kumar Dash
My pet’s name: Prience
My vet’s name: Dr Sanjay Jain
Veterinary clinic/hospital: Dr Jain Clinic, BP Line, Rajpur Chungi, Agra Cantt, Agra
How I came across my vet: Through my dog breeder
Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Regular check-ups
How long I have been visiting my vet: 15 months
Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: After his fist vaccination, Prience got high fever.
Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: Prience lost appetite and became very weak. He was admitted to Dr Jain Clinic for three days and recovered
A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: His immense love for dogs and compassion towards them. Also I can call him any time
A thank you note for my vet: Dear Dr Jain, Prience and we all are really very fortunate to have you as an advisor and vet. Prience says wow wow to thank you from our heart…

 

I am: Suchandra Mallick
My pet’s name: Tanya
My vet’s name: Dr Bhavna Kalra
Veterinary clinic/hospital: Pet Clinic, Gurgaon
How I came across my vet: Via newspaper ads
Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Both regular check-ups and medical condition
How long I have been visiting my vet: Over the last eight years
Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: Epilepsy fit
Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: Immediate medication and personal support
A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: She is always available and in all times…
A thank you note for my vet: I am indeed indebted to you for your kind help and ever willing support

 

I am: Hardik Dagar
My pet’s names: Roxy
My vet’s name: Dr Madan Dagar
Veterinary clinic/hospital: Dr Dagar Pet Clinic, Vijay Nagar, Alwar, Rajasthan
How I came across my vet: Dr Dagar is my father
Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: My dad regularly checks him
Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: Canine parvo virus
Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: When my dog refused foods and constantly vomited, my dad detected it as a syndrome of canine parvo virus. He immediately took Roxy to his clinic, administered antibiotics
A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: He is very positive in nature and he is indeed a saviour of our pooches
A thank you note for my vet: I am really thankful to my father

 

I am: Prashant Sharma
My pet’s name: Sam
My vet’s name: Dr Kuldeep Singh
Veterinary clinic/hospital: Dr Kuldeep Clinic, Mohali
How I came across my vet: Through my friend circle
Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Regular check-ups
How long I have been visiting my vet: Eight months
Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: Sam has 20 nails. He underwent a surgery to remove two backside thumb nails
A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: He detects problems at first sight
A thank you note for my vet: We are really thankful to him for his support!

‘WAGS’ For the wonderful vet | Sep Oct 2011

I am: Saurabh Singh
My pets’ names: Ady & Eva My vet’s name: Dr Dayal Veterinary clinic/hospital: Clinic, Ghaziabad
How I came across my vet: Reference through a friend.
Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Yes, specially for vaccination.
How long I have been visiting my vet: Since last six months
Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: None yet
Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: Generally gives guidelines.
A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: Friendly and good advice.
A thank you note for my vet: Keep doing good work, we need you.

 

I am: Shaji G
My pet’s name: Jimmy
My vet’s name: Dr Murthy
Veterinary clinic/hospital: CUPA, Bengaluru
How I came across my vet: When I visited CUPA shelter
Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: In case of medical condition.
How long I have been visiting my vet: Since one year.
Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: My vet has guided me well in all issues.
A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: He is very supportive.
A thank you note for my vet: Thanks for your kind gesture and service towards animals.

 

I am: Jolin Luis
My pet’s name: Cherie
My vet’s name: Many vets at Hebbal Veterinary Hospital
Veterinary clinic/hospital: Hebbal Veterinary Hospital, Bengaluru
How I came across my vet: Through internet
Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Regularly
How long I have been visiting my vet: Over the last one year
Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: Skin allergy.
Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: Prescribing the right medication
A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: Prescription works
A thank you note for my vet: ‘Thank You’

 

I am: Shilpa Chaudhary
My pet’s name: Shinchan
My vet’s name: Dr Ajay Sood
Veterinary clinic/hospital: Dogs and Cat Clinic, Delhi
How I came across my vet: Through a friend
Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Regular check-ups.
How long I have been visiting my vet: 7-8 years.
Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: My pet suffered from tick fever.
Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: First aid, regular medicines, home remedies.
A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: Correct judgement of disease and first aid provided even on phone.
A thank you note for my vet: We all trust you blindly. Thank you also for your support and welfare activities!

‘WAGS’ For the wonderful vet | June July 2011

I am: Abhishek DasguptaMy pet’s name: Pluto (Retriever male) & Liza (Retriever female)

My vet’s name: Dr Pritam Sarkar

Veterinary clinic: Agartala Government Veterinary Clinic, Agartala, Tripura

How I came across my vet: Recommended by a friend

Do I visit the vet for regular checkups or only in case of medical condition: Regular check-ups.

How often is my pet taken for checkups: Biweekly

How long I have been visiting my vet: Since last eight months

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: Pluto swallowed mosquito repellent coils when he was two months old.

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: My vet, on getting my phone call at 6 am, immediately arranged for antidote though it was raining heavily.

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: He has a strong attachment with my pets and makes occasional visits to my house to enquire about their health.

A thank you note for my vet: I would thank him from the bottom of my heart for the care and devotion for my pets.

 

I am: Tanuja MMy pet’s name: ZAC

My vet’s name: Dr S Suresh

Veterinary clinic: Barking Fine, Anna Nagar, Chennai

How I came across my vet: Through a friend

Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Regular check-ups

How often is my pet taken for check-ups: Once in two months

How long I have been visiting my vet: From the day ZAC came home.

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: Hip dysplasia

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: He explained the condition and referred to an orthologist Dr S Ayappan. ZAC was operated at the age of six months. He is doing very well now.

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: His ability to handle the situation correctly and treating the animals patiently.

A thank you note for my vet: We are very much thankful to Dr Suresh and Dr Ayappan. We are happy that ZAC is relieved of pain and now he is playing happily.

 

I am: Aditi PandeyMy pet’s name: Zany

My vet’s name: Dr Anuj Agarwal, Veterinary clinic / hospit al: Rampur Road, Haldwani, Uttrakhand

How I came across my vet: Through a friend.

Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Regular check ups

How often is my pet taken for check-ups: Once in two weeks

How long I have been visiting my vet: From the day Zany came home

Toughest medical challe nge faced by me and my pet: Hip dysplasia

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: He explained the condition and referred to an orthologist Dr Anuj Agarwal. Zany was operated at the age of five months. He is doing much well now.

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: To handle the situation correctly and treat the pet patiently. A thank you note for my vet: We are very thankful to Dr Anuj Agarwal. We are happy that Zany is relieved of pain and now he is playing happily.

 

I am: Pramit Kumar DashMy pet’s name: Prince

My vet’s name: Dr Sanjay Jain

Veterinary clinic/hospital: Dr Jain Clinic, Agra Cantt, UP.

How I came across my vet: Through my dog breeder

Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Regular check-ups

How often is my pet taken for check-ups: Monthly

How long I have been visiting my vet: Since last 15 months

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: When my dog took his first vaccine, he was suffering from fever; he did not eat anything and was unable to open his eyes.

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: I called him at odd hours and he was there to help.

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: He loves dogs immensely and treats them like a newborn baby. When he is doing regular check-up, my dog can’t misbehave in front of him. He has different attraction in his eyes and his treatment.

A thank you note for my vet: We all are really very fortunate to have you as a family friend, advisor and vet. From the bottom of our heart, we would thank you….bow wow!

‘WAGS’ For the wonderful vet | May June 11

I am:
Beniel AMy pet’s name:
BlackieMy vet’s name:
Dr P PrabuVeterinary clinic/hospital:
Thangam Memorial Trust, Tirupur

How I came across my vet:
Through an acquaintance

Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of a medical condition:
I visit only in case of a medical condition

I have been visiting my vet since:
Since my GSD Blackie joined our family

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet:
Neutering my pet

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it:
He informed the advantages and disadvantages of neutering. So we planned to go for the operation.

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him:
His caring and loving nature and his dedication towards pets

A thank you note for my vet:
We wish him a long and happy life.

 

I am:
Anjani SharmaMy pet’s name:
CookieMy Vet’s name:
Dr Pankaj BhardwajVeterinary clinic/hospital:
Caring Hands, Noida, UP

How I came across my vet:
In my neighbourhood

Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of a medical condition:
Regular check-ups

I have been visiting my vet since:
Two years

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet:
My pet is petrified of injections

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it:
Giving a muzzle and helping me

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him:
Being positive at all times

A thank you note for my vet:
Thank you for being a caring vet!

 

I am:
GauravMy Pet’s name:
BrunoMy Vet’s name:
Dr VishalVeterinary clinic/hospital:
Pets Clinic, Delhi

How I came across my vet:
Through friends

Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition:
Regular check-ups

I have been visiting my vet since:
Six months

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet:
Loose motions

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it:
Immediate action

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him:
Understands situations and very helpful

A thank you note for my vet:
Thanks doctor for calming me down when Bruno was ill.

 

I am:
Hemant KulshreshthaMy Pet’s name:
SnowyMy Vet’s name:
Dr J VerhnakarVeterinary clinic/hospital:
J Verhnakar’s Clinic, Kalina, Santacruz (E), Mumbai

How I came across my vet:
Recommendation from a pet shop

Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of a medical condition:
In case of a medical condition

I have been visiting my vet since:
One year

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet:
Worms, blood in stool

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it:
Accurate diagnosis and appropriate medication

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him:
Knowledge and understanding, patient explanation

A thank you note for my vet:
Thanks for your dedication

‘WAGS’ For the wonderful vet | March April 11

I am: Shiv Pratap Singh ChauhanMy pet’s name: BuddyMy vet’s name: Dr Ramchandani

Veterinary clinic/hospital: Dog’s Aid, Jaipur

How I came across my vet: Dog show

How often is my pet taken for checkups: Once in two months

How long I have been visiting my vet: One year

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: Boil on my dog’s paw

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: Great treatment and regular dressing

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: He advises me correctly on health issues.

A thank you note for my vet: Thanks a lot for all your support and care.

 

I am: Raksha PrasadMy pet’s name: WillieMy vet’s name: Dr Pawan Kumar

Veterinary clinic/hospital: Cessna Lifeline Veterinary Clinic, Bengaluru

How I came across my vet: Through a friend

How often is my pet taken for checkups: Once in six months

How long have I been visiting my vet: one year two months

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: None. Thank God for that.

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: Care and the attention that he pays to the pets

A thank you note for my vet: We totally trust you and you guys are doing an amazing job. Thanks a lot.

 

I am: Patil RahulMy pet’s name: JulieMy vet’s name: Dr Anil

Veterinary clinic/hospital: Pet Clinic, Kolhapur

How often is my pet taken for checkups: 15 days

How long have I been visiting my vet: Five years

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: Julie’s eye operation

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: She recovered completely.

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith in him: He is very careful while handling pets

A thank you note for my vet: I thank my vet for handling with perfection the sensitive eye operation.

 

I am: Shlesha S KatkadeMy pet’s name: ZenaMy vet’s name: Dr Manoj

Veterinary clinic/hospital: Lovely Pet Shop And Clinic, Mumbai

How I came across my vet: Reference from Pune

How often is my pet taken for checkups: Once in a month or twice in three months

How long have I been visiting my vet: 1.5 years

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: I got my dog sterilized last month and it was the most difficult time for me and my pet Zena.

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: He ensured that she had a speady recovery.

A thank you note for my vet: Thank your for helping Zena overcome the operation .

‘WAGS’ For the wonderful vet | Jan Feb 2011

Mishki

I am: Madhavi Anand

My pet’s name: Mishki

My vet’s name: Dr Bhavana Kalra

Veterinary clinic/hospital: Pet Clinic, New Delhi

How I came across my vet: My parents used to take their dogs.

Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Regular check-ups

How often is my pet taken for check-ups: Every 4- 6 months

How long I have been visiting my vet: Since last seven years

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: Currently he is suffering from a very severe cough, it has been diagnosed as Kennel Cough. He is quite unwell, unable to |retain food, medicines.

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: I can message, call at any hour and she is always there.

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith: Her immense love for dogs. She treats them like little children. When a dog misbehaves, is agitated, it’s amazing to see how she calms them down. It always works.

A thank you note for my vet: Thank you for always being there with us and for us. To know that there are people in this profession for the love of animals and not just to make money, strengthens my faith in people. Thank you once again.

I would like to take this opportunity to tell you about a great vet in Ahmednagar. This is where we got our Labrador. Being a small place, veterinary care was a major concern, however, through some references we were told about Dr Santosh S Gaikwad. A tough experience we had was, when our dog had an accident, Dr Gaikwad treated him and within two days Moti was back to his old naughty self. A big thank you Dr Gaikwad for always being there. A great quality about Dr Gaikwad is that he also administers home remedies.

 


I am: Dr Naveen Sharma

My pet’s name: Bruno

My vet’s name: Dr Sunil

Veterinary clinic/hospital: Gurgaon

How I came across my vet: Recommendation from a friend

Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Regular check-ups

How often is my pet taken for check-ups: Monthly

How long I have been visiting my vet: Two years

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith: Great knowledge

A thank you note for my vet: You are the best doc!!!


I am: BG Menon

My pet’s name: Toffee

My vet’s name: Dr Ravi Kumar

Veterinary clinic/hospital: Indirapuram, Ghaziabad

How I came across my vet: Through billboards

Do I visit the vet for regular check-ups or only in case of medical condition: Regular check-ups

How often is my pet taken for check-ups: Once a year How long I have been visiting my vet: Since last four years

Toughest medical challenge faced by me and my pet: When he was down with tick fever and his haemoglobin level dipped dangerously.

Role played by my vet in helping to overcome it: He was always there for Toffee and us, reassuring both of us round the clock. He administered drips and monitored blood composition, calling in experts for cross checking, encouraging Toffee to overcome his illness and giving us mental support for which we all would remain ever grateful to Dr Ravi. He is a wonderful doctor and a wonderful human being.

A special quality about my vet which strengthens my faith: He does not hide anything and explains very clearly the situation. He is gentle, kind hearted and patient with all pets and respects the owner’s feelings.

A thank you note for my vet: Dear Doctor Ravi, Toffee and we all are really very fortunate to have you as a family friend, advisor and vet. From the bottom of our hearts, we would like to say a real big thank you and….bow bow wow from Toffee.