Saturday, 22 January, 2022

Topic: Dogs

How to keep dogs safe this Diwali without offending your religion

If nothing convinces Indians to stop bursting crackers, remember it affects cows and their milk too.

Here’s what you need to do if your dog looks depressed. First, don’t Google it

Researchers have long studied similarities between human & animal mental health. Turns out, depressed pets can do with a therapist too. 

Your stress is most likely stressing your dog out too

Man's best friend is a sentient animal and a study shows that owners with higher stress levels tended to have dogs with higher stress levels too.

Pet owners value dogs over cats & it’s all about wanting to be masters

No matter how cute kittens are, they can’t compete with dogs when it comes to giving pet owners the sense of mastery they seek.

Latest tool in fight against malaria: Dogs that can sniff out malaria from our socks

A two-year study has shown dogs can be trained to identify socks worn by a malaria patient with a 70% accuracy

Tata’s Bombay House isn’t just for employees, stray dogs get a swanky room of their own too

For years, stray canines would walk into the building, now they have a room of their own along with toys, a play area, food and water.

How top chefs spoil their dogs

"For his birthday, we did a trio of fish: salmon, cod and tuna, baked in the oven in tinfoil parcels. He is so fussy, he can spot anything cheap."

New study says obese dogs have similar traits to obese humans

Obesity is now considered the biggest threat to the well-being of our pets. But the emotional and cognitive behaviour of obese dogs has received little attention.

Bengaluru has an ‘approved list’ for pets and your Golden Retriever didn’t make it

Neither did Beagles, Cocker Spaniels, Boxers, or Indian dogs. The new rules also require owners to muzzle their German Shepherds.

Man-dog conflict in UP’s Sitapur: Administration accused of having blood on its hands

13 children have died of dog attacks in this district. Authorities say dogs are being killed in retaliation by villagers, who say authorities are also involved.

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach was speaking at Manohar Parrikar Institute of Defence Studies, having come to India with warship Bayern, which made a port call Friday in Mumbai.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.