Tag Archives: Dogs

Dog-Proofing Your Home

Dog Proofing Your Home

Bringing a new dog into the house? Read this to understand why dog-proofing your house first is so important. Adopting a dog is almost the same as adopting a baby. The only difference is that a dog’s stages of development are much faster than a human being’s. Dog-proofing signals to your dog that the house […]

Rita Akka’s Life is Going to the Dogs (and Cats)

Rita Akka's Life is Going to the Dogs (and Cats)

Her mornings go in clearing garbage in Kotturpuram’s streets for Chennai Corporation, but Rita akka, a physically challenged contract worker, spends her evenings feeding and talking to her canine companions Everything about Rita akka is a demonstration of what life strives to teach us – that it has a purpose. The physically challenged sanitation worker (she cannot […]

Texas Woman Fights for her Dog, Annie

Texas Woman Fights for Dog

Cheryl Whitfield’s beloved dog, Annie, was sent to dog jail for biting a lady at the park after being startled. Their journey has since gone viral. There are few things more terrifying than your dog being punished for something they did by accident. It’s scary from the start- the accident which is harmful to someone […]

How to Break Up a Dog Fight

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If you spot two dogs in a fight, what would you do? There are times when you have to sort a spat between your dog and its other doggie mates. If your dog likes to go to the park, socialize and play with other dogs, there are chances that you need to break a spat […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wolves and their unusual evolution

How wolves evolved into pets. We have long believed that dogs evolved from wolves to integrate with human society in small ways. Scientists now believe that human beings might have been subtly trained to understand dogs. Humans are always quick to give themselves credit for domesticating dogs. Did hunters adopt wolf puppies after finding them […]