Kasautii Zindagii Kay: When you adopt an animal you're actually giving back to Mother Nature; the feeling is gratifying: Kunal Thakur

Kasautii Zindagii Kay: When you adopt an animal you're actually giving back to Mother Nature; the feeling is gratifying: Kunal Thakur

The actor recently brought home a new family member — an adorable kitten named Caramel Thakur — feels that this bundle of joy has brought a lot of love and positivity in his life, even in the lockdown.

Dog breeders see huge surge in demand for puppies during lockdown

Dog breeders see huge surge in demand for puppies during lockdown

She said: ‘I think most responsible breeders have been quite cautious about that explosion in demand and just made sure that they find the puppy owners that have thought about the breed that they’re buying and that this is a lifetime decision, not just a Covid decision.’.

Battersea dog and cat foster carers – photo essay

Battersea dog and cat foster carers – photo essay

The home has had lots of generous offers from people willing to open their homes to its animals during the past couple of months, but had to suspend new fostering applications in order to prioritise working with existing staff and volunteers to provide ongoing care for the dogs and cats during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ways to help pets in lockdown: Keep your pet’s mental health in check this lockdown

Ways to help pets in lockdown: Keep your pet’s mental health in check this lockdown

Since the time Bhopal based marketing manager Shankar Sharma had got his now 7 months old Rottweiler Tiger he loved hiding in the shoe rack.“It's his favourite spot to hide and sleep whenever he doesn’t feel happy.

Dogs endure emotional difficulties in puberty like humans, says study

Dogs endure emotional difficulties in puberty like humans, says study

Asher said she hoped the findings would help owners be more understanding of their dogs and cut them some slack, noting there is a spike in owners taking their dogs to shelters when the animals hit puberty.“Perhaps they are not misbehaving just because they are naughty, but it is just like in humans – the hormones are raging and there are things going on in the brain,” she said.

You can now get paid to look after two dogs and live in a luxury home

You can now get paid to look after two dogs and live in a luxury home

The family are usually away two weeks every month, but when they are home they want you to work five days per week with duties ranging from cooking meals to housekeeping, shopping and caring for their two dogs.

Our pets will miss us when we return to work. Here's how to prep them for it

Our pets will miss us when we return to work. Here's how to prep them for it

With many families sheltering in place , signs in windows proclaim, “At least our dogs are happy!”.“If the dog is used to that constant attention and suddenly it goes away, that huge, abrupt change could definitely cause them some big initial panic,” she told TODAY.

Where I Work: Suzel, the stationery designer working from home

Where I Work: Suzel, the stationery designer working from home

Suzel needs plenty of art in her working space (Picture: Suzel Selçuk)I’m heavily influenced by 90’s culture and used to run a 90’s inspired streetwear brand called Educate Elevate, so I have our old prints and Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing photo album on my desk, too.

Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, Chinese study finds

Cats can infect each other with coronavirus, Chinese study finds

The team, at Harbin Veterinary Research Institute in China, found that cats are highly susceptible to Covid-19 and appear to be able to transmit the virus through respiratory droplets to other cats.Experts said the findings were credible, but that they did not indicate cats were an important vector in spreading the disease between humans.

Work from home: As work-from-home picks up, pets double up as co-workers

Work from home: As work-from-home picks up, pets double up as co-workers

Pet pooches are making the work from home (WFH) experience quite interesting for their human parents.Be it taking over the laptop keyboard or snuggling up on their laps as they work on that pending presentation, pets are taking over the home workstations and even video-bombing online meetings.

Where I Work: Jen, the writer working from home with a cavapoo puppy

Where I Work: Jen, the writer working from home with a cavapoo puppy

Today we’re looking at the desk setup of Jen Kaarlo, 35, a UX content designer sexpert, and a writer working to create her first book.

What about the other key workers?

What about the other key workers?

As frontline workers, cleaners deserve better pay and conditions, writes Mike Cash , RMT general secretary, and Audrey Butler believes we are all key to society.Meanwhile, Lucy Matthews is emphatic that the Pets at Home stores do provide an essential service.

Don’t spoil your dog during self-isolation, says scientist

Don’t spoil your dog during self-isolation, says scientist

Being at home for an extended amount of time could give dogs a false sense of security, putting them at greater risk of separation anxiety when owners eventually return to normal working life.

Quarantine dogs: People share pictures of their new canine colleagues

Quarantine dogs: People share pictures of their new canine colleagues

Social producer Elle Rudd’s dog Brodie thinks it should be all play and no work.Social Producer Elle Rudd’s dog Percy (Picture: Elle Rudd).Social producer Elle Rudd’s dog Brodie (Picture: Elle Rudd).

Dogs working from home during coronavirus crisis? There's an Instagram account for that

Dogs working from home during coronavirus crisis? There's an Instagram account for that

That bit of happiness became @DogsWorkingFromHome, an Instagram account dedicated to the pets that both enliven and complicate working remotely.Thanks to a callout on Billie and Ollie’s account, Polchleb says he has had hundreds of submissions to the account on its first day live.

Get a pup/dog only if you are a responsible enough...

Get a pup/dog only if you are a responsible enough...

Little do they realise that keeping a dog requires hard work and one needs a tremendous amount of patience and time.Don’t adopt dogs because your children or you find them cute.

Britain's loneliest dog ooking for a home for 437 days after owner died

Britain's loneliest dog ooking for a home for 437 days after owner died

Diefer needs a home with experienced owners and no other pets or children (Picture: RSPCA/PA)Hayley says: ‘He would suit experienced owners who have an active lifestyle with lots of time to spend helping Diefer develop his education and training further.

Shelter does bad pet portraits to raise money and is inundated with requests

Shelter does bad pet portraits to raise money and is inundated with requests

One of the submissions they were given… (Picture: Wisconsin Humane Society)Bake sales and fetes are great ways for charities to earn money, but they don’t have a patch on these silly pet portraits.

Meet the veterinarian who gives free medical care to pets of the homeless

Meet the veterinarian who gives free medical care to pets of the homeless

When Dr. Kwane Stewart, a veterinarian, spots a homeless person with a dog while he’s driving to work, he doesn’t look away uncomfortably and step on the gas.For nearly a decade, Stewart, 49, has volunteered on his own dime to help pets of the homeless in California.

Dog owners share their heart-warming reasons for adopting pets from Romania

Dog owners share their heart-warming reasons for adopting pets from Romania

Caroline has urged owners to do their homework – as they would before getting any dog (Picture: Caroline Eyles)Lady was fostered the same way and Caroline was able to meet her first before deciding to adopt – while with Cody she had only seen a photograph and description before.