Dogs and Pups, Jan Feb 14 Issue

+Why God made dogs?

Dog Breed Profile
+ Anatolian Shepherd The Guardian Dog

Dog Training
+ Home alone… DOs & Don’ts
+ How to Correct canine chewing
+ Home alone… a trainer’s guide

Puppy Care
Educating your puppy in 8 lessons

Dog Health
+ FAQs on the role of nutrients for Skin health
+ Do you ‘give in’ to the ‘soulful looks’?

Dog Grooming
+ Why do Dogs drool?

Dog Nutrition
+ Are you sharing your food with your pooch?
+ Decipher the role of SALT in your pooch’s diet

Fun & Features
+ 6 habits to learn from the furry guru!

Seasonal Care
+ Warm and happy in Winter wonderland!
+ KPS Valentine Pooch!

Care 24*7
+ Perfect match: Choose the right Leashes & Bowls
+ Caution of common errors made by pet parents

Paws and their stars
+ Saina Nehwal’s

+ Pawsionate Profession


+ Events
National Symposium on Companion Animal Practice and CE
(Continuing Education) Program concluded in Mumbai

Readers Write In
+ Just fur fun!
+ Picture perfect
+ Ask the expert
+ ‘wags’ for the wonderful vet

Events l Jan-Feb 14

National Symposium on Companion Animal Practice and CE (Continuing Education) Program concluded in Mumbai
Sponsored by Royal Canin, the 5th National Symposium on Companion Animal Practice was held on 16th November 2013. Dr Sunita Patel, President, Pet Practitioners Association of Mumbai (PPAM) stated that kidney diseases were on the rise and it is important to spread awareness about the different stages of the disease and treatment. On his keynote speech during the symposium, Dr Larry D Cowgill, professor, Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis, USA focused on chronic kidney disease and educated the veterinarians on various treatment aspects. Dr Sarah Boston, associate professor of Surgical Oncology, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida stressed on therapies for treating cancer in veterinary medicine.

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The symposium also saw a presentation by Emilie Moulard of Royal Canin who discussed on extensive research which goes into making dog food balanced and palatable. The second day on 17th November 2013, the 12th World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) Continuing Education (CE) Program was sponsored by Bayer HealthCare, Hills and MSD Animal Health.


Himalaya Drug Company introduces FurglowUntitled-28
Himalaya Drug Company launches Furglow, a natural fatty acids supplement fortified with vitamin E, zinc and selenium. For further details, log on to:

Pawfect Pet Shop – Bareilly
Bareilly-based Pet Shop is a 25 years old pet corner and has facilities like hostel, training, breeding and others in addition to dog food, toys, kennels, accessories, etc. For more details, contact at: 9917100507.

Royal Pet Shop – Ajmer
Offering a complete range of your pooch’s requirements, a new pet shop named Royal Pet Shop has opened at Madan Ganj in
Ajmer. For further details, contact Sonu Sharma at: 09784625555

IDW – Jaipur
International Dog World (IDW) in Jaipur provides registered pups and has a host of services to cater to the needs and requirements of your pet. For further details, contact Hemant Singh at: 09782422884 or visit:

PROFESSIONAL Range STARTER Mother & PupPedigree
Pedigree has developed customised offerings for pregnant/lactating mothers (female dogs) & their weaning pups with the launch of PROFESSIONAL Range STARTER Mother & Pup.
Saurabh Shekhar, Director Research and Development, Mars India explained that newborn puppies depend completely on their mother’s milk for nourishment. PROFESSIONAL Range STARTER Mother & Pup is nutritionally designed to maximise their genetic potential to grow. Nitin Kulkarni, Director, Corporate Affairs, Mars India said, “In fact, pregnant or nursing mothers have 2-3 times the energy requirements than healthy adult dogs. More protein is needed to nourish the healthy development of puppies. With the launch of PROFESSIONAL Range STARTER Mother & Pup, Pedigree intends to complete its offerings for all life-stages”. It will be available in 10 kg pack across India and is priced at Rs 3,000.

Convention of ISACP in February at Patna
Indian Society for Advancement of Canine Practice (ISACP) is organising XI Annual Convention and National Congress on ‘Strategy for Canine Heath Care with Focus on Zoonotic Disease’ on 10th -12th February 2014 in Patna. Pet practitioners, clinicians, scientists, medicos, administrators, policy makers, field veterinarians and entrepreneurs engaged in the discipline of canine practice and its management are expected to participate in the convention. For more info, contact Dr VK Sinha at: 09835457521, 09386899716 or;

Ricky rocked the ring!Eukanuba
Hosted at the 13th annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championships in Orlando, Florida, the prestigious Eukanuba World Challenge (EWC)saw 43 elite dogs from around the world – compete against each other for the highly coveted title of ‘Eukanuba World Challenge Champion 2013’ and $10,000 prize money. Judge Miguel Angel Martinez selected Ricky as the EWC Champion 2013. Said Ricky’s proud parent-Jason Lynn, “It has been the most wonderful week.” For further details, visit: or

WAG BOX – Gift HamperUntitled-31
Heads Up For Tails (HUFT), New Delhi introduces WAG BOX, a monthly gift hamper filled with full of surprises for your pet. Based on your dog, HUFT team will sniff and dig around the tail-wagging toys, accessories, grooming products and healthy treats just for your pooch. You can choose to subscribe for just one month, three months or six months for this. For further details, visit:

Ectimar Spray by Bayer
Bayer HealthCare is introducing Ectimar Spray for control of ticks, fleas and lice. Ectimar Spray (250 ml) is an effective, environment-friendly formulation which is suitable as an ectoparaciticide for dogs and cats to combat parasites in the pet’s surroundings.
Ectimar Spray can be used on young animals too. For more information, contact Bayer HealthCare at: 022-25311234 or

Shining Star

Shining Star’s: Jan-Feb 14



Name: Boney
Date of Birth: May 2004
City: Mount Abu, Rajasthan
Loves to eat: Royal Canin food and milk.
Loves to do: Spending time with his pet parents.





Name: Pluto
Date of Birth: 2009
City: Bengaluru
Loves to eat: Bread, biscuit and vanilla ice cream.
Loves to do: Plays and car drive.



Name: Buzo
Date of Birth: 4th December 2002
City: New Delhi
Loves to eat: Apples, porridge, scrambled eggs, curd and his favourite Windsor biscuits.
Loves to do: Fetching morning newspaper, sleep, roll on grass, tummy scratch, getting powdered and combed.



Name: Bruno
Date of Birth: 31st October 2005
City: Allahabad
Loves to eat: Egg and Pedigree.
Loves to do: Loves to play with my dad.