Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.20

Pet cat goes missing from home in Alipore

The family had adopted two-month-old Max after losing two Labradors and a cat in a row years ago. “We can just request people to return him. He is too docile to even protest if someone overpower...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.08.20

Before you bring a pup home

While many homes are taking in pets now, it is not without challenges.   No touch and feel- Many breeders are not allowing people to go over and see the litters. But it is not enough to choose a...
By Brinda Sarkar in

Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.20

Zoophilists caring for animals on the streets during the pandemic

The Covid-19 crisis and the resultant lockdown has rendered not just humans but a lot of animals helpless, without the basics of life like shelter and food. It has also brought to light the human side...
By Malancha Dasgupta in

Opinion  /  Published 12.11.18

With a little TLC, stray dogs make great pets

Sir — In a welcome change, many people in cities are adopting stray dogs as pets. The Indian pariah dogs, popularly known as ‘indies’, are an adorable breed. They are best suited to the climate ...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.10.18

Permit push to curb dog cruelty in Jharkhand

Jharkhand Animal Welfare Board has issued a public notice to dog breeders, traders and handlers to get breeding and trading licence under provisions of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Dog Breeding a...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.19

Pet burial now round the clock

The pet burial ground in New Town, that was formally inaugurated in February, was used for the first time on April 21. The first pet to be buried, a cat, was rushed in at about 11pm and judging from t...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.12.18

Now is not the time to remain silent

By The Telegraph in

Health  /  Published 25.12.18

Our pet problems

Many of us have pets — dogs, cats, birds or ornamental fish. Unfortunately, we are neither well-versed in the care of animals nor aware of the dangers they can pose to their human family. We need to...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

India  /  Published 04.10.19

Pets to meat, 5500 species at risk

Over 5,500 species of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles are bought and sold to meet the human demand for meat, medicines, clothing, luxury items and pets, scientists said on Thursday.Their analy...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.20

Right move

Sir — The environment ministry of India has issued an advisory to streamline the import and possession of live exotic animal species. This is a step in the right direction. Owners of such species as...
By The Telegraph in


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