Evaluation of dogs

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Aug 10, 2015, 10.13 PM ISTIt has been yet another week of intensive learning - much of the focus has been on evaluation of dogs. Though it is not common in India it is fairly common in other parts of the world. What started out as a tool to be used … Continue reading Evaluation of dogs

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Understanding barking

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Jul 13, 2015, 10.15 PM ISTBarking is a component of a dog's language. It may be annoying to humans, but it is meant to communicate something. Given our desire for fast and easy solutions we might just shush the dog and not really listen to what he/she is saying to us.Unfortunately … Continue reading Understanding barking

Changing Behaviour

Published: Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Mar 23, 2015, 08.26 PM ISTWhat is often perceived as "behavioural issues" with dog is just the tip of an iceberg. "Training" away such behaviours is like chipping away just the tip.What's under it and how it all will manifest might then come as a shock. It's important to first assess what is … Continue reading Changing Behaviour

Bites due to poor health

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Feb 2, 2015, 08.38 PM ISTThis week, I want to talk about a very serious topic - biting family dogs. A dog is a non confrontational animal by nature and gets along well with humans and other dogs. So a bite is very uncharacteristic for a dog and really is the … Continue reading Bites due to poor health