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UAE to get first outdoor dog park in February 2018

UAE to get first outdoor dog park in February 2018

The park will also have a cafe area where dog owners can socialise while their pets play as well as an area for pet-related activities like pet birthday parties, pet shows and training among others.
 

Nov 28, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
Having a pet may reduce risk of childhood eczema, asthma

Having a pet may reduce risk of childhood eczema, asthma

Although eczema is commonly found in infants, many people don't know there is a progression from eczema to food allergies to nasal allergies and asthma

Oct 27, 2017, 18:51 PM IST
Diwali 2017: Why should your pets suffer while you celebrate?

Diwali 2017: Why should your pets suffer while you celebrate?

With the onset of the Diwali season every year, vets report increase in anxiety disorders, such as stress colitis.

Oct 18, 2017, 12:57 PM IST
This hormone could be making your dog aggressive

This hormone could be making your dog aggressive

Better understanding the biology behind canine aggression could help with the development of interventions, the researchers said.

Oct 01, 2017, 14:47 PM IST
Australian military vets take help from dogs to overcome PTSD

Australian military vets take help from dogs to overcome PTSD

Highly-trained dogs in Australia are helping ex-armymen overcome the mental scars of war and fight PTSD easily.

Sep 30, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
Obesity harmful for dogs? Here's a weight loss program to boost your pets health

Obesity harmful for dogs? Here's a weight loss program to boost your pets health

A new study shows that dogs are at equal threat of being harmed by obesity and its consequences. 

Sep 22, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
No harm in exposing your toddlers to pets, germs – Know why

No harm in exposing your toddlers to pets, germs – Know why

 Exposure to certain bacteria around the house – mainly those found in house dust – during infancy, was also associated with a reduced risk.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Southwest Airlines flies more than 60 animals to shelters after Hurricane Harvey

Southwest Airlines flies more than 60 animals to shelters after Hurricane Harvey

As per reports, 64 displaced cats and dogs were relocated to California from Texas, only to be placed in new and safe shelters.

Sep 09, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Rise in cancer cases among domestic animals prompts Kerala Animal Husbandry Department to open  oncology centre

Rise in cancer cases among domestic animals prompts Kerala Animal Husbandry Department to open oncology centre

The research from the unique centre, functioning at the state-run Chief Disease Investigation Office (CDIO) in Palode near here for the past one year, has revealed that the deadly disease prevails among a majority of pet animals, including cattle, dogs and cats.

Sep 08, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
Pampered puppies less likely to become good guide dogs: Study

Pampered puppies less likely to become good guide dogs: Study

When researchers tracked the puppies a couple of years down the line, they found that those with mothers that were more attentive were less likely to graduate from the training programme to become guide dogs.

Aug 09, 2017, 10:14 AM IST

Pet cafe trend cat-ching on in Yangon

The trend, already popular in Asian capitals like Tokyo and Bangkok, is the latest international fad to sail into Myanmar since the end of junta rule in 2011 heralded a new era of freedom.

Jul 28, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
Kerala mother dies after saving her child from dog attack - How dangerous is rabies?

Kerala mother dies after saving her child from dog attack - How dangerous is rabies?

Rabies is a a vaccine-preventable viral disease often transmitted through bites or scratches, usually via saliva, of an animal.

Jun 12, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
Owning a dog may keep oldies active, says research

Owning a dog may keep oldies active, says research

Health professionals could encourage dog ownership or shared care of a dog to motivate older adults to be more physically active.

Jun 09, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
Brave young Hyderabad boy stands up to four stray dogs - This viral video has over 1 lakh views

Brave young Hyderabad boy stands up to four stray dogs - This viral video has over 1 lakh views

The girl managed to escape but the boy was surrounded by the aggressive canines. 

Jun 01, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
Why pugs, bulldogs have flat faces decoded

Why pugs, bulldogs have flat faces decoded

All of the animals underwent body scans producing detailed 3D images of their heads.

May 29, 2017, 21:44 PM IST
Labrador interrupts news broadcast for 15-seconds of fame; video goes viral! - Watch

Labrador interrupts news broadcast for 15-seconds of fame; video goes viral! - Watch

The 56-second video clip of the adorable canine interrupting the broadcast was uploaded by the channel on YouTube and has received more than 3 million views.

May 23, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

Kerala to set up dog pounds in all 14 districts

The Kerala government has decided to set up dog pounds in each of the state's 14 districts to shelter stray dogs whose population in the coastal state is said to have touched 6.50 lakh.

May 23, 2017, 18:08 PM IST
In conversation with your pet – Dogs can talk to humans, reveals study

In conversation with your pet – Dogs can talk to humans, reveals study

For the study, 40 volunteers listened to different growls recorded from 18 dogs that were guarding their food, facing a threatening stranger, or playing a tug-of-war game.

May 17, 2017, 17:14 PM IST
Human sense of smell as good as that of dogs: Study

Human sense of smell as good as that of dogs: Study

However, the study published in the journal Science, showed that the human olfactory bulb is quite large and similar in the number of neurons to other mammals.

May 13, 2017, 00:52 AM IST

Assam: 75 stray dogs to be sold for meat rescued

The Assam Police on Saturday rescued as many as 75 drugged stray dogs in Samaguri area here.

May 06, 2017, 21:48 PM IST