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Celebrating Milestone of 18 Years

As we bring our 18th Anniversary Issue our focus is on complete and overall wellbeing and wellness of our paw family. At a recent trip to Palampur in Himachal Pradesh I was very Happy to meet the Dean and Professors of ‘Dr GC Negi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences’— excellent faculty, passionate students, and beauty of the college campus actually left me spell bound. Apart from the…

A BOND SO TRUE- NEEDS CARE AND SENSITIVITY!

Voila! India gets its first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine for animals—Anocovax! It’s totally safe for dogs and other large and small animals. Developed by the Haryana-based ICAR- National Research Centre on Equines (NRC),Anocovax is effective against both the Delta and Omicron variants. No laboratory animals were required for the preparation of the antigens. The kit is made in India and a patent has…

Let’s live together in harmony!

As the ongoing Russian attack on Ukraine continues, causing horrifying destruction to life in every aspect, keeping hope for PEACE are some stories emerging… One of them is a heroic Jack Russell Terrier named Patron who assists the State Emergency Service of Ukraine to clear out explosives in the war-torn country. Since the Russian invasion on Ukraine on 24th February, many pets from Ukraine have…

Best is yet to be!

Grow old along with me—the best is yet to be! Indeed, consider myself lucky to have spent Sparkle’s golden years with him. We started noticing slight changes in him after he was nine years of age. But inspite of aging what remained unchanged was his joie de vivre. The morning wags, the walk time, his soul searching eyes, tantrums…all remained intact. I still cannot forget Sparkle’s

All I WANT IS YOU…

Magic & Moonshine, Sparkle & Serendipity… this goes to our adorable paws who get so much more meaning in our lives. When you fall in love with a paw, you fall in love fur-ever, when you look into their eyes, it is trust and friendship beyond care. When they sit beside you, it is warmth till eternity. Do have a magical Christmas and a cosy New Year – cuddled close to your paws, look into…

ALL4PAWS

We are ALL4PAWS, always have been and always will be. It is fantastic and fascinating to see communities reaching out and making a better world for our paws. It is our paws who give a whole new world, from the moment they enter our lives to each second of the day they enrich us in so many ways. The city of Mumbai reached out to vaccinate more than 300 community dogs against rabies and other…

LOVE YOU MORE

As we embark on our 17th Anniversary Issue and 103rd Issue, it is with love we celebrate both our canine and feline members. In every issue and article we have focussed they are a part of our family, homes and heart. The pandemic has deepened our relationships with our pets because of the time which we got to spend with them. The calls, zoom meetings, household chores done with them beside us,…

LOVE the Pandemic Puppy Perfectly

Pets are family and commitment for life. I personally know so many first time pet parents during this pandemic. Data also confirms that many in India have become pet parents. Dogs being the most preferred followed by cats, fish and birds, it is estimated in 2019 Indians had 20 million pet dogs which is supposed to rise to 31 million by 2023. Pets have helped us to endure a lot in these…

Furever Heart & Home

#Adoptdontshop is the theme for our 101st Issue, which our cover girl Anuja Chauhan, a famous Indian author, supports and also works towards finding furever homes for homeless furry darlings. Along with her sister Nandini Bajpai, a Boston-based novelist, who has fostered puppies with the organisation ‘Rescue Without Borders’ for years they have rescued more than a thousand puppies from India and…

ALWAYS and FUREVER—Celebrating 100th Issue!

From the dream of a dummy magazine to reaching our iconic 100th Issue it has been a phenomenal journey. When the first magazine got printed and reached our office the excitement was incredible. And as we send our 100th Issue to press a sentiment of pride sparkles. Little did we think with the first magazine that we will achieve this milestone, but we all did persevere with persistence and…

Namaste@Ninety Nine—Celebrating 99th Issue!

ur team is very happy to bring you our Special 99th Issue where we have always celebrated LOVE which is Unconditional, Timeless & True. And as we rocket towards January-February 2021 issue—our Century (100th) Issue, to mark these two special editions we bring to you a series of articles with 50 ways to love and behold in the 99th Issue and 50 more ways to love and behold in our next Century…

It’s Time for Unconditional Love

Time, affection, attention are some essential ingredients in raising a happy, healthy pet. The pandemic has come with many challenges, but heartening to see and feel pawsitivies too. Pet parenting is sure on the rise, desire for companionship has accelerated this growth of new pet parents and many households have also transformed to multiple pet homes. These trying times have ushered in new pet…

Sensational Sixteen!

The moment we saw our first issue of Dogs & Pups magazine – is truly unforgettable! The team with our Editor-in-Chief, Sparkle, got together in curating content for pet parents to love, take care, and become responsible pet parents backed by the Power of Knowledge. This editorial is dedicated to our Team & Sparkle who was and always will be our inspiration. Together we all have worked very…

WE STAND TOGETHER IN THESE TOUGH TIMES!

Finding the silver linining in the corona cloud, the pandemic is beyond words, beyond comprehension and beyond borders. We all are trying to adjust to the new normal, but at the end of the day, what is truly important is love, kindness and connect. Through the struggles we embrace, the only thing which brings a smile forever is ‘love’, who else better understands ‘love’ than our four-legged furry…

IT’S JUST A LITTLE LOVE…

It’s just a little love, which always goes the extra mile. From darkness to light, from hurt to heal, and finally home! It is very heartening to tell you about Aparna Rajagopal and her friends Pallavi Dar and Sanjay Mohapatra who have been working consistently, continuously and compassionately in rescuing dogs who have been abused & abandoned. It is indeed heart-breaking that these dogs have…

TO CZAR WITH LOVE-A LOVE STORY!

And here’s to new beginnings and a very Magical 2020— hope you’ll have a wonderful 2020, celebrating every day together with your precious paws and people. Mine was super magical… serendipity did sparkle with none other than a CZAR! Czar is royalty beyond and more. A gorgeous Golden Retriever who looks like a bear, trots like horse, and behaves like a dog. When you see his stature, demeanour,…

Magic of New Beginnings–Serendipity

Kiko has completely captured and entrapped all of us. Kiko, a French Bulldog, and ‘three little momos’- as I love to call him, is a new entrant to our family. My sister is the pet parent for Kiko—and we all are spellbound to his magic. How is Kiko? His round face and eyes are simply delicious; he is turning six months shortly and truly the baby of the family. Kiko’s pet parents—Kish and Kshetij,…

Raise & Shine

Raise a toast to ‘Raise’ -Become a responsible Pet Parent’! It’s truly one of the most wonderful feelings to have a four-legged by your side, which means millions of moments and memories to cherish forever! ‘PETS ARE FAMILY’. For so many of us our day revolves around our little heartbeat…in fact, they are not heartbeat at our feet, they are ‘Heartbeat of Our Heart’. So lucky to meet so many pet…

Dream & Do—Celebrating 15 Years!

KIKO@HOME – A house only becomes a home with PAWS. They come with their PAWSITIVITY… and sparkle it with love, always. They are family. Our laughter continues as KIKO has come home in my sister’s family. KIKO is a little French Bulldog pup who has just turned two months. He is hopping around the house like a rabbit and scurrying like a rat. The centre of focus and soul is KIKO—‘What is KIKO…

Paws & Pawsitivity

Attention and Affection is most important, what love you give your pet as a Dog Mom, you get it back a million times more in return. Best investment ever I would say—which always comes with so much responsibility, to take care of LIFE in the Right manner. It’s very heartening to see the bond people share with their pets in our magazine and on social media pages we have noticed pictures and videos…