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  • Pets linked to better human health

    Pets linked to better human health

    The fact that they do not judge you materialistically but your ability to share and love others make them a crucial part of your mental and emotional health.

    September 26, 2020
  • Having pets linked to better mental health during lockdown

    Having pets linked to better mental health during lockdown

    Around 90 per cent of the 6,000 participants who were from the UK had at least one pet.

    September 26, 2020
  • Pets prevent allergies

    Pets prevent allergies

    We’ve known for years that dogs were good for our mental health.

    July 23, 2019
  • Things every pet parent needs to keep in mind for a protein-rich diet

    Things every pet parent needs to keep in mind for a protein-rich diet

    As the age-old debate revolving around dogs being inherently carnivores or omnivores continue, the fact that proteins are necessary for them to survive and thrive remains, regardless of the source.

    April 17, 2019
  • How to keep your pet busy when you are at work

    How to keep your pet busy when you are at work

    Being occupied will not only help keep the little one happy, but will also substantially minimize the chances of anxiety, bad behavior, and tendencies like incessant barking or creating a mess.

    March 31, 2019
  • Six signs that your pet is sick

    Six signs that your pet is sick

    As pet parents, we need to pay active heed to them and try understanding why they are acting that way instead of waving it off merely as a nuisance.

    March 23, 2019
  • Things to keep in mind before getting a second dog

    Things to keep in mind before getting a second dog

    If you wish to get a new canine member, you need to take your furry child’s consent and further preferences into consideration.

    March 12, 2019
  • Do you love pets? All you need to know about Pet Fed 2018

    Do you love pets? All you need to know about Pet Fed 2018

    The carnival aims to give pet parents and pet lovers an opportunity to spend a quality weekend with the furry friends.

    November 23, 2018
  • ‘Dog-speak’ can boost bonding with pets

    ‘Dog-speak’ can boost bonding with pets

    "Dog-speak" has the potential to improve attention and may help humans to socially bond with their pets.

    March 7, 2018
  • Pets are family, dont treat them differently: Dino Morea

    Pets are family, dont treat them differently: Dino Morea

    Dino Morea feels calm and de-stressed when he is with his two pets and urges people to treat them as family rather than abandoning them when not needed.

    December 13, 2017
  • Winter care tips for your pets

    Winter care tips for your pets

    Dog expert Swati Tandon and Rashi Narang, share tips on winter care for pets.

    December 1, 2017
  • A dog’s life

    A dog’s life

    A girl who owned two dogs had suddenly to go to her village. She left the dogs with a girl who ran a dog boarding house and paid her an advance of Rs 1200 at the rate of Rs 150 a day. Two days later she was informed through the email that the dog had …

    November 19, 2017
  • An ancient habit

    An ancient habit

    The recent popularity of “designer” dogs, cats, micro-pigs and other pets may seem to suggest that pet keeping is no more than a fad. Indeed, it is often assumed that pets are a Western affectation, a weird relic of the working animals kept by communities of the past. Some people are into pets, however, while …

    October 18, 2017
  • Crazy over pets!

    Crazy over pets!

    How were dogs invented? When someone had the following thought: “I’m being attacked by wolves! I think I will ruffle the fur around the neck of one and say ‘Who’s a good boy yes you are’ in a silly voice.” Something like that must have actually happened, since evidence has been found that a Stone …

    September 29, 2017
  • Pets menace and broken myth

    Pets menace and broken myth

    Even as the lurking fear of bites by stray dogs and monkeys echoed in Himachal Pradesh Assembly recently with a BJP MLA asking the government to declare stray dogs as ‘vermin’ like monkeys, a state run hospital in Shimla tells a different story. According to records with the State Intra Dermal Anti-Rabies Clinic and Research …

    March 16, 2017
  • Suffering from mental illness? Adopt a pet

    Suffering from mental illness? Adopt a pet

    For individuals suffering from various mental illness, pets can provide them with unconditional support as well as help manage stigma, a research suggests. The study found that the consistent presence and close physical proximity of their pets can provide an immediate source of calm and therapeutic benefit for people with mental health conditions. “The people …

    December 11, 2016
  • Puppy love

    Puppy love

    Anyone who has ever owned a pet knows they have the capacity for the kind of unconditional love that is seen otherwise only between a human and its offspring. The gentle nudge of a wet nose or a lick on the hand comes unbidden when we’re upset or feeling down. The bounding dash to the …

    December 11, 2016