Dogs go for the traditional look at Lagos Dog Festival

Published on Dec 11, 2023 02:45 PM IST

At a canine festival in Nigeria, the Lagos Dog Festival, dog owners paraded their pets in traditional outfits

A dog lover fixes the cap of her dog, dressed in the Igbo chieftaincy outfit at the annual Lagos Dog Carnival, with the theme "Wazobia", in Lagos, Nigeria. (REUTERS)
Reuters | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Lagos

Can owning a cat increase risk of schizophrenia? Here's what a study says

A new review found that cat parents are at double the risk of schizophrenia-related disorders. Here's all that you need to know.

The new analysis of 17 studies found that there was a significant positive association between cat ownership and an increased risk of schizophrenia-related disorders.(Freepik)
Published on Dec 10, 2023 05:42 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Thinking about getting a cat? Here are some pros and cons to help you decide

Thinking about bringing a furry friend into your home? Before you make the leap into cat ownership, here are some essential pros and cons to help you decide.

Cats are known for their independent and affectionate nature, but there are also responsibilities and considerations that come with having a feline companion. (Pexels)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 12:40 PM IST

Adopt a Pet: Open your hearts and homes to these furry friends in NCR

’Tis nearly the season to be jolly, so this week, why not give these doggos and cattos a warm, loving home and reason for cheer? Adopt, don’t shop for pets!

Meet the kittens and dogs that are waiting for pawsome parents to take them home!
Updated on Dec 07, 2023 09:00 PM IST

5 ways owning a dog can keep dementia at bay

A new study says dog owners are at 40% lesser risk of dementia. There company not only provides joy and comfort but can also work wonders for brain health.

The study with 11,000 participants between the age of 65-84 found that dog owners had lower dementia risk as dog ownership encourages regular exercise and interaction with people(Freepik)
Published on Dec 05, 2023 12:59 PM IST
By, New Delhi

National Mutt Day 2023: Adorable mixed breed dogs you would love to bring home

From charming ear flops to a mix of fur patterns, each mutt is a walking piece of art. Here are adorable mutts to bring home.

Studies have shown that mixed breed dogs are healthier than their purebred counterparts. When it comes to training mutts learn, obey and observe much like the other furry companions.(Freepik)
Published on Dec 01, 2023 11:01 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Mystery respiratory illness affecting dogs across the United States

So far there is little indication the disease can spread to humans, but vets are warning dog owners to take extra care this holiday season, when pets travel.

Some acute cases have quickly become pneumonia within 24 to 36 hours, the American Veterinary Medical Association said. (Pexels)
Published on Nov 30, 2023 02:19 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi

Art for bark's sake: Stray dogs take up painting for UK charity

Armed only with snouts and natural disregard for rules of composition, a pack of strays are hard at work on their canvases, redefining essence of abstract art.

Former rescue dogs Alba and Rosie take part in an exercise to create a painting at the Bristol Animal Rescue Centre. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS / AFP)
Published on Nov 28, 2023 02:01 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi

Feeding raw meat to dogs increases risk of infectious E.coli? Study answers

E. coli can cause food poisoning and is also the most common cause of life-threatening urinary tract and bloodstream infections in the UK. Can it affect dogs?

Feeding raw meat to dogs increases risk of infectious E.coli? Here's what study says (Pixabay)
Published on Nov 26, 2023 11:27 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, London [uk

Cat care tips for pet parents amid season change and pollution concerns

A nutritious diet, an interesting set of activities at home, and cosy surroundings can help your cat cope with the changing season as well as pollution hazards.

It is very important that pet parents take special care of their cats in this changing weather. Watch your pets closely and be alert to any slight change in their behaviour(Freepik)
Published on Nov 24, 2023 04:14 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Italy's first dogs' restaurant 'Fiuto' serves gourmet meals for furry customers

At Italy's 'Fiuto,' the ambiance is refined, the music is soothing, and the dining experience is uniquely tailored for both two-legged and four-legged patrons.

Italy's first dogs' restaurant 'Fiuto' serves gourmet meals for furry customers. (Representative image)(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 24, 2023 01:28 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

7 foods to boost your pet's immunity in pollution season

As Delhi-NCR is enveloped with a thick layer of smog, it is important to take care of your pet's nutrition and feed them foods that help boost their immunity.

As pollution levels rise, pet parents are becoming increasingly concerned about the potential influence on their pets' respiratory and general health. (Freepik)
Published on Nov 22, 2023 04:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Mystery dog respiratory illness spreads across several US states, owners warned

Veterinary laboratories in several states are investigating an unusual respiratory illness in dogs, symptoms include coughing, sneezing, nasal or eye discharge.

Mystery dog respiratory illness spreads across several US states, owners warned(Unsplash/Ayla Verschueren)
Published on Nov 18, 2023 10:18 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri

Diwali 2023: Tips and tricks to celebrate a pet-friendly Diwali

From setting up a cozy and quiet spot for your pets to making them their favourite treats, here are tips to have a pet-friendly Diwali.

Here are some fantastic tips make sure your four-legged pals enjoy this time of year as much as you do(Pinterest)
Published on Nov 10, 2023 05:49 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Delhi pollution: How to keep your pets safe as the air quality dips

From keeping them indoors, to hydrating them well, here's how to safeguard your pet’s health amid severe air pollution.

Insulate your house from bad quality air. It is best if you have an air purifier at home. Keep it on at all times when the air pollution level is high. (Freepik)
Published on Nov 08, 2023 04:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Is your dog losing interest in exercise? It could be hypothyroidism

Check out some important signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism in dogs, enabling you to help your four-legged family member regain their pep and vitality.

Is your dog losing interest in exercise? It could be hypothyroidism(Unsplash/C Gellidon)
Published on Nov 07, 2023 05:17 PM IST

How to stop your dog from pulling on lead; pet behaviourist shares easy tips

Walking on lead doesn't come naturally to dogs. Here are easy tips to prevent them from pulling on lead.

Dogs see the world differently from us. They walk on four limbs and are much faster in movement than us and this is the reason why wanting to go faster can make them pull on their lead(Freepik)
Published on Nov 05, 2023 04:14 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Diwali delicacies: 4 delectable homemade pet treats for your fur babies

Treat your furry companions to some homemade delights this Diwali. Here are four tasty pet treat recipes to make their festival special.

Diwali delicacies: 4 delectable homemade pet treats for your fur babies(Freepik)
Published on Nov 05, 2023 03:19 PM IST

Is your young dog throwing teenage tantrums? Signs of puberty in dogs

Your sweet puppy can turn into a rebellious ‘teenager’ due to hormonal changes and reorganisation of brain.

The transformation from being a puppy to an adolescence is an important one and pet parents must spend quality time with their canine friends to support them in this new journey (Megha Mookim)
Published on Nov 02, 2023 07:15 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Amazon Sale: Fetch up to 30% off on cat litter, trays and deodorisers

Amazon Sale 2023: Get home cat litters, trays and deodorisers to keep the surroundings clean and fresh at all times. There's discount running on them, so hurry!

Amazon Sale is offering attractive discounts on cat litters, trays and deodorisers; check them out.
Published on Oct 31, 2023 02:26 PM IST

Amazon deal of the day: Pamper your pooch with dog treats at up to 30% off

Give your pet a tasty treat with Amazon's Deal of the Day! Enjoy up to 30% off on a wide range of dog treats, and make your pup's day extra special.

A variety of dog treats await you during this Amazon sale; make the most of Amazon deal of the day scheme.
Published on Oct 27, 2023 07:28 PM IST

Top 6 dog breeds that are perfect for small spaces

Want to be a pet parent but don't have a big home? Here are top 6 dog breeds that are tailor-made for small living spaces.

Here's a list of five tiny dog breeds that will be happy to be accommodated in your small home. (Unsplash)
Published on Oct 26, 2023 06:05 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Amazon Great Indian Festival: Get anti-tick shampoos for dogs at up to 55% off

Protect your furry friend from ticks at Amazon Great Indian Festival with up to 55% off on anti-tick dog shampoos. Don't miss out on these incredible deals.

Anti-Tick dog shampoos: Save up to 55% at Amazon Great Indian Festival.
Published on Oct 26, 2023 04:19 PM IST

World's oldest dog ever recorded, Bobi, dies at age 31

Bobi's owner attributed its long life to eating human food and living in the countryside. The breed has an average life expectancy of 10-14 years.

Bobi was the oldest recorded dog in the world. (DW/Catarina Demony/REUTERS)
Published on Oct 24, 2023 09:17 AM IST
By | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Delhi

Dandiya with dogs: 5 fun games to keep your pet active during Navratri

From drum jam to festive art, here are five fun and innovative ways to celebrate the auspicious festival of Navratri with your furry friend.

Celebrating Navratri with your canine companion can be a unique and heartwarming experience.
Published on Oct 19, 2023 11:15 AM IST

10 things to keep in mind when taking your dog to a cafe

Dogs find new places and people overwhelming and many of them can feel anxious. Carrying their toys, favourite mats and snacks to help them feel at ease.

Pradnya, Dog Trainer and Canine Behaviourist shares important tips for pet parents while taking their pet out for a coffee or snack.(Freepik)
Published on Oct 18, 2023 04:02 PM IST
By, New Delhi

World Arthritis Day 2023: 5 signs that your dog is suffering from arthritis

Arthritis is very common among animals, and more so in dogs. Pet parents miss the early signs of arthritis because the pain threshold is very high in animals.

Pet parents can also go for a soft and padded bedding for their dog and make meal experiences comfortable by keeping food at their elbow length so they don't have to strain.(Freepik)
Published on Oct 12, 2023 07:44 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Amazon Great Indian Festival: Avail up to 22% discount on top cat foods

This article is about the top brands of cat foods that have amazing discounts on Amazon’s great Indian sales. The brands offer nutrition-filled food.

Amazon Sale 2023: Picking up cat food at discounted price implies you can stock up on a decent quality for future use. (Pexels )
Published on Oct 11, 2023 04:00 PM IST

Is it a good idea to take your dog for a swim? Benefits and precautions

From cleaning their ears to gently introducing then to water, here are precautions you must take before taking your dog for a swim.

Swimming is an excellent exercise for elderly dogs, pups recovering from an injury or those with joint issues.(Freepik)
Published on Oct 11, 2023 02:15 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale 2023: Catch up to 80% off on pet products

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale 2023 is a chance to pamper your pets. Enjoy astounding discounts of up to 80% on a wide array of pet products.

Amazon sale 2023: Treat your beloved pet with premium products.
Published on Oct 07, 2023 10:35 PM IST
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