Enjoying my walks with my dogs

One look at this picture and it should not come as a surprise that I have abysmal upper body strength with wrists like that. CTS to boot. And it should not be hard to imagine what a strong girl Nishi is. So to me, it was clear from day 1 that if I needed to … Continue reading Enjoying my walks with my dogs


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

Holiday gifts for dogs

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Dec 7, 2015, 09.47 PM IST I finally got done with the exams for my International certification. The examination lasted four long days. But one aspect of it all stood out for me - the practical exam. It was for us to demonstrate that we were able to approach … Continue reading Holiday gifts for dogs

Cleaning up after your dog

Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Oct 26, 2015, 11.46 PM IST I recently shared a story on my social network that raked up a laugh riot. I think it's only fair that I share it with you too. Festive times call for sharing of love and laughter, don't they? This is a conversation I had with … Continue reading Cleaning up after your dog

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

Nose games

By Sindhoor Pangal, Bangalore Mirror Bureau | Jun 29, 2015, 09.20 PM ISTThis week has been hectic for me. I am back in Ashville, North Carolina furthering my education in dog training. This time, the theme has been fun games to play with dogs. While in my previous articles I have highlighted the ill effects of playing fetch, … Continue reading Nose games

Holiday Season with dogs

Dec 09 2014 : Mirror (Bangalore)It's the holiday season. I deeply miss my sister at this time of the year. She used to set up a tree and we put I gifts under the tree. We spent a whole evening laughing and feasting. Eventually, we would open our gifts. We always put a lot of … Continue reading Holiday Season with dogs