My heart catches when I see my children care for Odie – the puppy I resisted for so long

My heart catches when I see my children care for Odie – the puppy I resisted for so long

The gratification of an Indian mother at the words “I love your food” is matched by the dread of hearing “I am leaving home”, so when my 10-year-old wistfully announced that he couldn’t wait to move out, my maternal guilt peaked as I tried to figure out why.

More than 130 dog deaths, 220 illnesses linked to company's pet food, FDA warns

More than 130 dog deaths, 220 illnesses linked to company's pet food, FDA warns

The agency said in a release on Tuesday that it has issued a warning letter to the Indiana-based company after finding as of Aug. 9 that more than 130 pet deaths and more than 220 illnesses may be linked to eating brands of pet food manufactured by Midwestern.

Vsod: COVID deaths result in rise of orphaned and abandoned pets in India

Vsod: COVID deaths result in rise of orphaned and abandoned pets in India

A few weeks ago, Bengaluru-based animal welfare organisation Let’s Live Together got to know about Buddy, a five-year-old Indie dog, who had lost his pet parent, an 87-year-old man, to COVID-19.Buddy, a five-year-old Indie dog, who had lost his pet parent, is looking for a loving home.

Siddharth Chandekar: Pets make for ultra glam baraatis at desi weddings

Siddharth Chandekar: Pets make for ultra glam baraatis at desi weddings

While Sai’s pet baby Mocha wore a mini sherwani at her nuptials, Sid and Mitali’s baby Dora flaunted a pearl necklace on their D-Day. Pet wedding fashion is a big hit this shaadi season, with not only the brides and grooms, but even their pooches decking up to the nines in embellished Indian wear and smart tuxes.

Keep your furry friend warm this winter

Keep your furry friend warm this winter

According to Dr. KG Umesh, Waltham Scientific Communication Manager, South Asia, Mars India, “By taking some basic precautions and paying attention to the needs of your four-legged friend, responsible pet owners can help their dogs make it through the winter in good health.

Wiggle India: Of pet sanitisers, probiotics and vitamin treats

Wiggle India: Of pet sanitisers, probiotics and vitamin treats

The pandemic has shot up the demand for masks, sanitisers, immunity-boosting edibles all across the world - not just for humans, but pets too!It gives you a safe, natural, and convenient way to kill germs on your pet's paws and body.

Stray dogs: Indians are bringing Indian doggos home as their lockdown companions

Stray dogs: Indians are bringing Indian doggos home as their lockdown companions

Pune-based Kapil Patwardhan, who helps people adopting stray dogs, helped around 55 dogs get a home during the lockdown period.Sheila R, Rajasthan-based, animal activists, says that the youngsters are more woke and they know that a lot of illegal breeding goes behind bring pedigree dogs in the market.

Vetbiochem Charts Previously Unchartered Territory

Vetbiochem Charts Previously Unchartered Territory

This is the story of Vetbiochem India Pvt Ltd whose customer-centric approach and understanding the need to provide niche quality products at affordable prices took the company to new heights beating all odds on its way since its inception in 2007.

8 amazing Indian dog breeds that everyone should know

8 amazing Indian dog breeds that everyone should know

So, if you are a pet-lover and want to know more about the possible pets you can have, then here are some of the most exotic Indian dog breeds you can welcome into your homes.

Pet raccoon spends his days riding a boat and hanging out with a golden retriever

Pet raccoon spends his days riding a boat and hanging out with a golden retriever

As the pet of Caryn Williamson, 44, who lives in Hudson, Indiana, Rebel gets to spend his days travelling around in a boat, eating his daily egg for breakfast, and hanging out with his best friend, a golden retriever called Remington.

From Pug to Golden Retriever, 5 popular dog breeds and the story of their origin

From Pug to Golden Retriever, 5 popular dog breeds and the story of their origin

So, while you might have a St. Bernard as a pet in the hot and humid weather of India, these gigantic species of dogs didn't originate here.So, let's look at the story of the origin of some of the most popular dog breeds.

Stones in my pet’s belly?

Stones in my pet’s belly?

And ‘cystolithiasis’ refers to stones which form or have passed into the urinary bladder.l The diagnosis of bladder stones in pets is also confirmed with abdominal X-rays.Invest in Grade A Commercial Properties in India @ 9% Yield!.

Army veteran turned away by Indian restaurant because he had a PTSD support dog

Army veteran turned away by Indian restaurant because he had a PTSD support dog

Richard says he has heard of PTSD sufferers being turned away because of their dogs in the past and thinks more education in workplaces is needed (Picture: Richard Mearns)But Ziggy has ‘without a doubt’ changed his life by creating space around him and calming his nerves as he navigates through the Big Smoke’s bustling streets.

Dogs worshipped and garnished with flowers at festival in Nepal

Dogs worshipped and garnished with flowers at festival in Nepal

A very good boy/girl is adored with a tika marking (Picture: AFP) Dogs occupy a special place in Hindu mythology (Picture: AFP)Kukur Tihar was also celebrated at Friendicoes, a dog shelter in New Delhi, India where most of the staff hail from Nepal.

Royal Rajapalayam

Royal Rajapalayam

Indian dog breeds like Rampur Hound, Gaddi, Bhutia, Banjara/Sanehta and Rajapalayam have high energy levels, and are more resistant to diseases that afflict most known breeds.The breed is also known as Shikaries or Rajapalayam Hound.

Chewy Donates 100K+ Pounds of Pet Supplies to Help Federal Workers

Chewy Donates 100K+ Pounds of Pet Supplies to Help Federal Workers

Courtesy of Jamie Szwiec The donated pet supplies came from Chewy fulfillment centers in Goodyear, Arizona; Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; and Clayton, Indiana, as well as from Chewy’s main headquarters in South Florida.

Top 5 cats in literature

Top 5 cats in literature

Have a cute cat story to share? Ad KETTO Enjoy special savings to Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, and more Ad Qatar Airways Let Amazon Business simplify your purchases - Join now! Ad Amazon Business Top paid Bollywood actresses in India.

From racetrack to hospital: How 1 greyhound is changing lives of sick kids

From racetrack to hospital: How 1 greyhound is changing lives of sick kids

Finn’s naps are part of his work as a therapy dog at Riley’s Children Health in Indianapolis, where he helps comfort sick kids. Loubie the 'Hugging Dog' brings joy and love to children with disabilities “We decided we were going to foster (Finn), especially when we found out what his name was,” Moore explained.

Looking for a place to set your furry companion free? Here are 5 dog-friendly parks in India

Looking for a place to set your furry companion free? Here are 5 dog-friendly parks in India

With a lack of dog-friendly spaces around in general, here are five parks across the country that provide respite to both the furry companions as well as their parents: Gachibowli, Hyderabad A first-of-its-kind in the country, this park is exclusively for the enjoyment of your four-legged buddies and is equipped with facilities such as an exclusive dog play area, pool, training and playing equipment, separate enclosures for the little ones and the bigger woofers, and an amphitheatre.

Rescue Dogs Search Washington Mudslide

Rescue Dogs Search Washington Mudslide

The selfless efforts of search dogs in Washington, and people like Paula in Indiana teach us that even in the face of tragedy there is always hope.

More