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

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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

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

Socializing children and dogs

Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Apr 18, 2016, 10.03 PM IST When Nishi, my boxer, was a little puppy, a few friends came over to see her. A couple brought their daughter along. The couple themselves were not very comfortable with dogs. So I once asked why they wanted to meet Nishi. The mother told me … Continue reading Socializing children and dogs

Learn dog-talk

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Nov 23, 2015, 10.13 PM IST When we think about dogs "talking" to each other most people imagine a hidden language in the barking of dogs. Some brush it off as figments of a Hollywood movie director's imagination. Both are however inaccurate. Dogs have a rich language comprising of … Continue reading Learn dog-talk

Dog Shaming

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Oct 12, 2015, 09.45 PM IST Do you know what Dog Shaming is? If not, here is a quick description. Recollect a time when you came home to find that your dog had engaged in something you deem as "naughty". Perhaps the food on the counter was eaten … Continue reading Dog Shaming

Happy Birthday Turid

Turid's zest for life is contageousAugust 15th, apart from being the Indian Independence day, is special to me for another reason. It's also Turid's birthday. Her grit, determination, energy and intelligence have been a huge inspiration to me. Having trained more than 60,000 dogs in her life and taught in more than 25 countries across … Continue reading Happy Birthday Turid