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Is sharing your bed with your pet a good idea? Explore the risks and benefits

Published on Feb 05, 2024 04:33 PM IST

Debates on whether to share your bed with your pet abound. While some find comfort in the companionship, others worry about potential drawbacks.

There are benefits to sharing a bed with your pet – as long as you’re scrupulously clean.(Unsplash)
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Nottingham

Top 10 most popular brown dog breeds around the world

From the playful Dachshund to the loyal Labrador Retriever, here are 10 best brown dog breeds from around the world.

Be it the friendly and intelligent Labrador Retriever, fine swimmers Chesapeake Bay Retriever or the adorable The Shih Tzu, a small toy breed, there is no dearth of adorable brown dogs that are worth welcoming into your home as loyal companions(Freepik)
Published on Feb 04, 2024 02:05 PM IST
By, New Delhi

How long might your dog live? New study calculates life expectancy

We have life expectancy research for humans that show how long we might be expected to live. But there has been very little research into dog life expectancy.

On average, dogs live for 10-13 years, which is considered roughly equivalent to between 60-74 human years. (Unsplash)
Published on Feb 03, 2024 12:36 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Cambridge

World Leprosy Day 2024: 8 essential tips to prevent leprosy in pets

As a responsible pet parent, understanding the risks and taking preventative measures against leprosy can ensure the well-being of your furry companions.

Learn how to safeguard your beloved pets from the threat of leprosy with these crucial tips.(Unsplash)
Published on Jan 28, 2024 05:55 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Pet tales: Exploring medieval insights into our ancestors' furry companions

Dogs in the middle ages were classified based on their function in society, from hunting dogs to street performers.

Pet tales: Exploring medieval insights into our ancestors' furry companions(Pixabay)
Published on Jan 28, 2024 11:29 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, St Andrews

Adopt A Pet: Winter cuddles sorted with these furry buddies in Delhi-NCR

Here are some pawsome friends looking for the warmth of a loving home. Open your hearts and homes to them. Adopt, don’t shop for pets!

Meet the doggos and cattos who are waiting patiently for their pawsome parents and furever homes!
Published on Jan 27, 2024 03:18 AM IST

5 ways to keep your pet mentally stimulated

From teaching them new tricks to travelling with them, here are ways you can work on your pet's mental health and boost their happiness.

Caring for your beloved companion involves more than ensuring their physical well-being; it's equally crucial to provide mental stimulation for your dog. (Freepik)
Published on Jan 24, 2024 07:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Adopt A Pet: Lend some warmth of love to these furry buddies in Delhi-NCR

Seeking respite from the cold are these pawsome beings, who are searching for furever parents. Open your hearts and homes to them. Adopt, don’t shop for pets!

Meet the doggos and cattos who are waiting for their furever homes!
Updated on Jan 19, 2024 07:24 PM IST

Is your pet's birthday coming up? Spoil them with this yummy pet-friendly cake

Treat your beloved pet to a delightful celebration with an irresistible, pet-friendly cake that's sure to make their birthday festivities even more memorable.

Is your pet's birthday coming up? Spoil them with this irresistible pet-friendly cake. Recipe inside (Pixabay)
Published on Jan 17, 2024 09:02 PM IST

Guinness World Records reviews evidence related to 'world's oldest dog' title

A spokesperson for Guinness World Records said the review into Bobi's record was ongoing and it included looking over evidence again and reaching out to experts

Guinness World Records says it has suspended the title of oldest dog ever that was held by Bobi, a Portuguese dog, who died last year. (AP Photo/ Jorge Jeronimo)
Published on Jan 17, 2024 04:11 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Lisbon

5 ways to help street dogs survive harsh winters

From providing makeshift accommodations to old woollens, here's all you can do to make winters bearable for street animals.

A hunched posture, shivering, barking or whining, can be indications that a dog is too cold for comfort and needs warm clothing for protection.
Published on Jan 12, 2024 01:10 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Let your dog run with their pack for healthy ageing, longevity: Study

According to a new study, socialising with their fellow dogs can benefit your pet five times more than financial factors and household stability.

Socialising can work wonders for your dog's happiness and aid them in overcoming fears. This can help them lead a longer and healthier life.(Freepik)
Published on Jan 10, 2024 02:58 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Lancashire heelers, a rare dog breed, gain recognition from American Kennel Club

Meet the Lancashire Heeler, the American Kennel Club's latest recognized breed, bringing a smile and a spirited presence to dog shows nationwide.

Lex, a Lancashire heeler, sits at attention in Morristown, N.J. The Lancashire heeler, is the latest breed recognized by the American Kennel Club. The short-legged, long-bodied and rare herding breed is now eligible for thousands of U.S. dog shows. (Michelle Barlak via AP)
Published on Jan 05, 2024 02:33 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, New York

5 wonderful benefits of napping with your pet

Sleeping or napping with pets reduces loneliness and is associated with decreased risk of depression. Know all benefits.

Pets, no wonder, are our true and loyal companions, filling our hearts with affection and warmth every time we are in their company. (Freepik)
Published on Jan 03, 2024 04:11 PM IST
By, New Delhi

New Year 2024: Pamper your pets with these 5 nutrient-rich treats

As we usher in the new year, we must set health goals for our pets in order to boost their longevity and overall well-being.

When organising a New Year's get-togethers with friends, opt for nutritious and flavourful treats for your pets instead of oily and fatty foods(Freepik)
Published on Dec 30, 2023 04:16 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Snowflakes and snuggles: Winter wellness checklist for every pet parent

From frosty paw care to cozy cuddles, our winter wellness checklist is tailored for every pet owner, promising a season of joy, warmth, and happy tails.

As winter blankets the world in frosty magic, it's time for pet parents to ensure their furry companions stay snug and content.(Unsplash)
Published on Dec 26, 2023 06:37 PM IST

Ohio cat owners turn amputee journey into a beacon of hope with animal therapy

In Amanda, Ohio, Juanita Mengel and her remarkable cat, Lola-Pearl, form an extraordinary therapy duo, bringing joy and comfort to various communities.

Ohio cat owners turn amputee journey into a beacon of hope with animal therapy(Unsplash)
Published on Dec 22, 2023 04:01 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Akanksha Agnihotri, Ohio

Christmas 2023: 9 creative ways to celebrate the festival with your pet

Christmas 2023: From holiday games to photoshoot, explore nine imaginative and thoughtful ways to make this Christmas an unforgettable experience for your pets.

With fun activities you can create lasting memories for your four-legged companions during this special time of the year.(Unsplash/@noelle)
Published on Dec 21, 2023 05:06 PM IST

New Year resolutions for pet parents: 7 things to do for your furry companions

As we embark on a new year, it is the perfect time for pet parents to reflect on how they can enhance the well-being of their furry companions.

For pet parents, their furry children, mean the world to them and their happiness and longevity is directly connected to their health and well-being. (Freepik)
Updated on Dec 31, 2023 08:25 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Thai rice farmer makes art with plantings that depict cats

Farmer Tanyapong Jaikham and some workers planted the seedlings at various spots in the field in the northern province of Chiang Rai to depict cartoon cats.

A lively cat image created by Thunyapong Jaikum, a thai farmer and artist, is seen in rice fields in Chiang Rai province, north of Thailand. (REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 18, 2023 03:01 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Krishna Priya Pallavi, Ban Khon Sung, Thailand

Year Ender 2023: 10 most talked about dog breeds of the year

Various dog breeds made headlines this year—some for their loving nature, others for their looks and personality, and a few for their remarkable social skills.

Adopting a pet comes with a great responsibility and commitment for life. (Freepik)
Published on Dec 17, 2023 05:02 PM IST
By, New Delhi

8 winter superfoods for your pets to boost their immunity

Cold temperature can affect your pet's immunity and make them susceptible to a range of illnesses. Here's a list of winter superfoods to keep them healthy.

Pet experts suggest adding high quality protein, omega 3 fatty acids, nuts and seeds, fibre, and other essential vitamins and minerals to support your furry friend's body functions.(Freepik)
Published on Dec 12, 2023 06:29 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Dogs go for the traditional look at Lagos Dog Festival

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
Published on Dec 11, 2023 02:45 PM IST
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
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