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The Dog Rescuers of Kashmir

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Read about the wonderful work of Kashmir Animal Welfare Foundation. To know more about them and to witness the awesome work they do for animals, follow the link to their Facebook page and their Instagram. You can also email them at kashmiranimalwelfare@gmail.com. Kashmir is a paradise on Earth, with valleys, beautiful meadows, picturesque mountain peaks, […]

Love Dogs? Avoid Fireworks on July 4

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Take a queue from the Comforting Companions initiative, instead of lighting fireworks this year. The Comforting Companions initiative is a fantastic campaign started by the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control in Arizona. The shelter asked people to spend their time during the 4th of July holiday season cuddling some dogs instead of bursting fireworks. […]

In China, Dogs Are No Longer “Livestock”

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This is part of China’s response to the pandemic crisis. China is finally taking steps to protect dogs. Infamous for their dog eating festival in Yulin, China has long endured the anger of activists and dog lovers worldwide for their stance on dogs as livestock. The coronavirus crisis has resulted in widespread debate about the […]

Stray Dog Rescued From Well

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Local woman bravely rescues stray dog in Mangalore. The Indian Express recently reported the story of a woman from Mangalore climbing down a well to save a dog. The footage went viral on social media. The woman, who does not know how to swim, became a local hero after her brave deed. We were curious […]

Old Dog Saves Toddler

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An old dog loyally followed a three month old baby as she wandered off into the Outback. Heroes come in many forms. Some don’t wear capes. Some are not even human. Yes, we are talking about dogs. Dogs have shown us time and again that their superpower is undying loyalty. A good dog parent understands […]

Marnie, Celebrity Shih Tzu, No More

The tale of Marnie the Shih Tzu and the rise of the senior dog influencer. Marnie was a celebrity at 18 on Instagram thanks to her lolling tongue, stilted gait and amusing expressions. Her owner Shirley Braha adopted Marnie in 2012 from a Connecticut shelter. Marnie had a curious looking face and she quickly endeared […]

Indian Stray Dog Joins Police!

Turns out the Indian stray is great at police work. The police in Uttarakhand have begun training the common Indian stray dogs to work like sniffer dogs so that they can help the police identify threats and assist them in criminal investigations. This is a welcome change that has reduced dependency on pedigree dogs. Training […]