Opinion  /  Published 23.12.21

Letters to the Editor: When animals seek revenge

Not just monkey business Sir — All is not well in the animal kingdom. Two monkeys have been captured in Maharashtra for killing some 250 stray dogs, allegedly in order to avenge the death of a...

Health  /  Published 08.12.21

Who let the dogs in?

Every early morning, around 2am, my sleeping partner wakes me up because she’s thirsty and needs a bathroom break. Fortunately for her, she has no trouble going back to sleep. I know this becaus...
By Tara Parker-Pope

Lifestyle  /  Published 26.11.21

Meet the Siberian Husky from Salt Lake that almost talks

This was one Me & My Pet interview where the dog almost spoke for himself! Shadow, BD Block’s Siberian Husky, doesn’t bark. He didn’t bark when this reporter rang his doorbell no...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Lifestyle  /  Published 11.11.21

Meet the ‘Pawsome’ friends of Tolly stars

Television and film actor Vikram Chatterjee often gives a sneak peek into the special bond between him and his dog.  ...
By Pooja Mitra


News  /  Published 08.11.21

Woman assaulted for feeding strays near Golpark

A woman was allegedly assaulted by a group of men and women on Kankulia Road near Golpark in south Kolkata on Saturday night when she had gone to feed stray dogs. According to the woman’s compl...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kankulia Road

India  /  Published 08.11.21

Love, not treats, made dog man’s best friend

Human fondness for dogs displayed through acts such as petting may have played a much bigger role in the domestication of dogs than the lure of food, research by canine behaviour biologists in India h...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 03.10.21

A roof for lonely woofs

I wanted my children to grow up with dogs just as we had, so, when my son was four, we got a puppy, Mowgli. My children’s interaction with dogs would have been just like mine — bringing up...
By Paromita Sen

India  /  Published 24.09.21

Man held for poisoning 20 dogs

A 53-year-old sweetmeat seller in Odisha was arrested on Thursday for allegedly killing 20 stray dogs with poison in the last five days. The accused, Ajay Kumar Sahoo, was held following his latest k...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

World  /  Published 20.09.21

Dubai dog squad sniffs out Covid from sweat

Police in Dubai have built a special unit of 38 sniffer dogs that can detect Covid-19 from human sweat samples with 92 per cent accuracy, the supervisor of the training programme told Reuters. The Du...
By Reuters in Dubai


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