Enrichment buckets

Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Jun 14, 2016, 01.00 AM IST Early this year, I presented "Lives of Streeties" - a study on street dogs that looks at the activity pattern of dogs. The study had some interesting take-aways. While the primary intent was to figure out how much physical exercise to free ranging dogs really … Continue reading Enrichment buckets

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Click them right

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | May 30, 2016, 09.34 PM IST Today I write to the photographers out there who have taken a shine to pet photography. Photographers play a critical role in increasing awareness about dog related issues. As we all know a good picture can say many things. However badly taken … Continue reading Click them right

Learn dog language

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | May 23, 2016, 08.30 PM IST A friend recently shared a video that has been making the rounds on the internet. She was not able to comprehend what was going on. The video showed a dog sitting in front of a big cake, curling his lips back in a … Continue reading Learn dog language

Is your dog embarrassing you?

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | May 16, 2016, 08.34 PM IST A client once described his problem as "My dog is acting dirty." It took me a while to figure that one out. But then I realised that we have all seen this so-called "acting dirty". Some call it 'humping'. Some call it 'mounting'. … Continue reading Is your dog embarrassing you?

Don’t hog the hug

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | May 9, 2016, 08.40 PM IST If you've been following any doggy news online, you must have come across the ongoing discussion about hugging dogs. For those of you who haven't, here's a gist. Stanley Coren, a psychology professor and neuropsychological researcher who has published award winning books regarding … Continue reading Don’t hog the hug

Of summer, mangoes and dogs

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | May 2, 2016, 09.10 PM IST I often drive by Palace Grounds. Yesterday I noticed a massive mango market that seemingly has come up over night. The number of varieties of mangoes was just mind blowing. And the excitement of people was palpable. Yes, we need to endure … Continue reading Of summer, mangoes and dogs