Lives of Streeties – The story

"Lives of Streeties" is an ongoing study that I am conducting on the street dogs of Bangalore, India. Streeties is a term of endearment that Bangaloreans use to refer to the dogs that roam free on the streets of the city. The whole thing started when a question was raised in class “How much exercise do dogs … Continue reading Lives of Streeties – The story

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Not so fetching after all

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Jun 8, 2015, 10.34 PM IST Posted in The Pet Professional Guild on September 25, 2015 by Sindhoor Pangal As science sheds more light on the popular game of “fetch”, it is fascinating to learn that “fetch” may not be that “fetching” after all. Stressed dogs in particular take longer to … Continue reading Not so fetching after all

Stress escalation ladder

It's sometimes good to remind ourselves of what our dogs are. Dogs are relatives of the modern day wolf, both having evolved from a common ancestor. Is it not fascinating that when we chose to domesticate an animal, we chose a predator and welcomed him into our homes. Irrespective of the form the current dog … Continue reading Stress escalation ladder