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

What hands mean to dogs

Published: Apr 07 2015 : Mirror (Bangalore)Dogs are intensely aware of our hands. We did a study in Norway, where we measured the impact our hands have on a dog's heart rate. The finding was remarkable. It showed very clearly that our hands played a significant role on a dog's heart rate, indicating their acute sensitivity … Continue reading What hands mean to dogs

Stressed Dog? Where’s the proof?

I wrote this post when I was in Kongsberg. I sat in the cold cottage and reminisced over warm Mandal and the people with the warm hearts who hosted me. I was learning a lot in Kongsberg as well and had to write out my lessons from Mandal before I forgot them. But I had … Continue reading Stressed Dog? Where’s the proof?