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

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

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


West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.19

At your pet’s service

At least seven new pet shops and clinics have opened in our neighbourhood over the past year or so, taking the total to over 20. But is demand really that high or are the shops eating out of one anoth...
By Brinda Sarkar

Entertainment  /  Published 02.02.20

Kriti Sanon on being a dog parent

She loves dogs in general and her three-year-old bichon frise Disco is her stress-buster. Kriti Sanon. The spunky actress of films like Bareilly Ki Barfi and Luka Chuppi chatted with The Telegraph on ...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Calcutta  /  Published 12.04.20

Vets on call for sick pets in Calcutta

Pet parents worried about medical care during the lockdown can call for an ambulance or a vet through a helpline launched by the government and Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation.Residents across the c...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Is Neymar down the Maradona path?

Sir — With the controversies that Neymar Jr. has been courting on a regular basis, it seems that he is going down the same destructive path that Maradona went. At the peak of his career, Diego Marad...
By The Telegraph

Health  /  Published 05.03.20

Dogs, cats can't pass on coronavirus

Pet cats and dogs cannot pass the new coronavirus on to humans, but they can test positive for low levels of the pathogen if they catch it from their owners. That's the conclusion of Hong Kong's Agri...
By AP in Hong Kong


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