As soon as this dog is rescued it will be taken to The Bangalore Vet Hospital run by Dr. Lohith, to whom we outsource veterinary care. VoSD pays professional fees for these services. The least minimum tests on Day 1 will include a thorough examination, a blood test, and an x-ray, and. Further procedures and support will cost more.
It takes VoSD an average of ₹ 15,000 in the first few weeks of healing a dog; approx. ₹ 10,000 a month for a dog on critical support; approx. ₹ 2,000 per month for lifetime maintenance thereafter. Now multiply that by 4500 rescues and 500+ permanent dogs. We’re not funded by the govt or run on public funds unlike other NGO’s. We request you to participate in the rescue you report by contributing in a small way by paying towards the initial pickup.
Please remember, we’re not funded by the government, and neither do we run on other public funds unlike other NGOs. We’re a private non-profit ; and though this is the minimum we expect you to pay for participating in the rescue you report, you may voluntarily contribute a higher amount if you so wish.
A crew of 2 members and an ambulance is sent to rescue the dog you have reported. VoSD uses 4 dedicated rescue vehicles + 4 transporters each with its own crew to cover 1300 sq km/ 500 sq miles driving an average of 400-500 km everyday.
VoSD maintains a full complement of all medicine and medical equipment and a team of para-vets to administer treatment and a handlers. A total staff strength of 25+ people.
VoSD has made 4300+ rescues in the last 900+ days all requiring critical care and has 500+ resident dogs at any time. Most of these dogs require constant and critical care, such as cancers and other serious illnesses involving extensive surgery and procurement of expensive, specialized, sometimes imported medicines. By contributing you are contributing towards the operational requirement for a month for which is ₹ 12.70 Lacs / US$ 20,500 per month at present.