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Recoup in able hands

Beautiful music serenading throughout the entire premises, giving an effect of tranquility and relaxation, attractive wall paintings adorning the walls and giving it a lively look…don’t be surprised, you are at Nandini Veterinary Hospital. And that’s not all, the doctors and the facilities are best in the class... ensuring complete cure and relaxing experience for your pet. Surat-based Nandini…

Mastering the art of canine communication

You know +  He is happy when you find him wagging his tail. +  You know he is sad when he is lying quietly, tucked under the table. +  You know he wants to go out when he grabs you by your shirt and drags you out. +  You know he wants you to pet him when he adoringly rests his head on your lap. Their love for the canine community inspired them to study and analyse the thoughts, emotions and…

Capturing pawssionate moments…

Only a dog lover can capture the best pose of a pooch…. Meet Gaurav Thombre who shoots pooches with camera…their smile, their personality, their individuality…all for the love of their pet parents. The beginning… Pet photography was born out of the kindness of my first pet doggy Brio, a yellow Labrador, who is now two years old. He is the one who motivated me to start this special service for pet…

We like to Pawrty

We like to party… meeting old friends and new... spending time together... playing games... enjoying the delicacies... having a free run... sniffing around... rolling on the grass... whew... it is a pawrty time for the pooches! Dogs are social animals and are happiest in a pack. However, most dogs today are apartment dogs with minimal or no activity, low socialisation skills and with a lot of pent…

BOW WOWs for canine stars!

It’s time for an applause for the artistes in the showbiz...Oscars, Golden Globe Awards, Filmfare Awards, Stardust Awards, etc…we have so many awards to recognise the talent in the film industry. But the canines sometimes go unrecognised… but not anymore… as here comes the Golden Collar Awards. So, who is the best paw star this year? Read on to know more… Ever since Blair, a Collie, starred as…

Yummy! I’m loving it!

Brownies, bars & biscottis, muttkins, pupcakes, lollipups, paw-shaped pizzas, cheese sticks – all these savoury delights for your cute and cuddly tail wager! Pamper them with these droolicious treats and bask in their sweet smiles. The idea of a dog bakery probably sounds a bit far-fetched for non-pet parents. “However, for anyone who has or has had a pet at some point in their lives, will…

Pawfect frame!

Photographs are a great way of preserving the beauty and personality of your dog. However, taking pictures of your best friend is not always easy. Here’s how to get the best shot. Here are some tips that will help you get the best frame of your dog. Avoid flash: Dogs are best photographed outside in the natural daylight. This is mainly to avoid using flash. Whenever you are indoors, the light is…

Dine with your canine… in style

If you are in Bengaluru and you wish to dine with your loved ones (pooches included), CounterCulture is the place to be. Indulge in the exotic, relaxing and pet-friendly atmosphere... while you enjoy your gourmet. The venue… Spread over 25,000 sq ft, CounterCulture is a place that welcomes you with your pets to have a great time together. CounterCulture primarily came about as an attempt to create…

National Training Centre For Dogs… where pooches get trained!

Tucked away from the maddening crowd of Gwalior city is the National Training Centre For Dogs (NTCD) situated on an idyllic greenbelt of Tekanpur township where pooches get trained to serve in different defence organisations/departments in India and abroad. A visit to this world-class dog training centre of Border Security Force (BSF) impressed me a lot with an insight into how skilful our…

Dog art connoisseur!

From nineteenth century dog paintings and collectibles to modern day dog art –William Secord Gallery has it all! Here’s more on this pawfect art gallery. Established in 1990, William Secord Gallery in North America specialises in fine nineteenth century dog and animal paintings. It is a popular destination for those interested in dog art and collectibles. The founding director of The Dog Museum of…

Frame your Heartbeat!

What better way to show your love for your pet than to have him painted on a canvas? Here, we bring two artists – Gita Bhattacharjee from India and Lisa Graziotto from Canada who create canine portraits – helping people make their pets immortal. The beginning… Lisa Graziotto is an artist in Toronto, Canada who paints canine portraits with a difference! “My first artistic attempt was a drawing of a…

CGS Hospital | where joy is infectious!

Cuddle, Goldy and Spotty (CGS) Hospital is the place to be when you are looking for medical, grooming and boarding needs for your pets. This recently launched hospital offers comprehensive high quality veterinary care with an emphasis on exceptional client service and patient care. CGS Hospital is a DLF initiative to provide excellent veterinary facility for pets and pet lovers. Inaugurated by…

PETA: Compassion for all

Passion for compassion always brings out the best in a person and sets up an example for all to see…that’s how PETA came into being. Here’s more on this noble organisation. Compassion….all through! When I was seven years old, my parents moved to New Delhi where my father worked as a navigational engineer and my mother volunteered for Mother Teresa and various charities. My early volunteer…

Yap! Lap!

Yappy hours for your pooch US-based Bark Vineyards offers premium canine wine and spirits for your pooches. When you hear the words Fine Wine for the Canine, perhaps the first question that comes to your mind is, “Is this really a wine?” The answer is “No”. Manufactured in a FDA approved facility using only human grade ingredients, Bark Vineyards makes a premium au-jus, designed to be poured over…

IVRI: Mecca of Veterinary Sciences

In its 120 years of eventful journey, the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) has been the torchbearer for pioneering research contributions and quality post-graduate education in veterinary and animal sciences. Izzatnagar-based IVRI has been instrumental in undertaking holistic research in veterinary and animal sciences besides promoting high quality education and training. The institute…

Meow Fully Paltoo: fostering responsible pet parenting

Vetnex, in association with Meow 104.8 FM, has come up with a radio show ‘Fully Paltoo’ wherein listeners can get valuable information on responsible pet parenting and get advice from experts. How many of you get angry when somebody calls your sweetie as just a ‘dog’? Most of you would definitely agree that your pet is not just a dog, he’s a family member, no less than you or me. If you too think…

A Knotty Affair

There were Adams seeking Eves desperately…all over at one-of-its-own-kind doggy matchmaking event. It received an overwhelming response as dog lovers stormed Ansal Plaza, New Delhi to fi nd a beloved for their loyal companion. As the bride and groom walked down the aisle, dressed in best of fi neries ready to exchange their wedding vows, it seemed the whole universe was there to solemnize their…

Feng Shui around your pets

Pets contribute a lot to the movement of energy (chi) in a living space when they move. Every space needs active energy & love…and our pets definitely give us both. According to Feng Shui, cosmic breath or chi energy permeates the atmosphere, the earth and all living things and it can increase happiness, wealth and prosperity. A pair of dogs say a Golden Retriever or even a Daschund with…

Baked with Love for our Loving Pooch

Are you looking for some yummy treats for your pooch? Just imagine if these treats have your pooch’s name written over them or have his picture printed on them? Amazing, isn’t it? Well, if you are looking for such beautiful and innovative cookies, then Mydogsbakery is the place with a difference! For Kris Otto and any other dog lover, Mydogsbakery is not just a bakery. Offi cially started in April…

Finding Felix

We often read about the heroic deeds our four-legged friends do for their two-legged companions. The human-canine bond is so strong that even humans sometimes go out of their way to help them in dire situations. Here’s a real-life story of a pup, who was rescued from Pune Waterworks Canal by the team of RESQ-a non-profi t animal welfare organization. 9:30 pm – Call received from Mrs Farida who…