Do dogs like hugs?
- September 15th 2020
Anyone who is lucky enough to be a pet parent to a dog will agree that they are the most loving additions to a family. Can anything match the level of adoration, loyalty and general happiness your canine brings into your home? To them, you are the epitome of a great human being – don’t let it get to your head – and they treat you with delight that you’ll be hard-pressed to find out in the world.
What to do when your pet runs away
- September 4th 2020
It’s every pet parent’s worst nightmare—you’re out for a walk with your dog, they break their leash and they dash for it. Or you open the door to pick up a delivery and your cat streaks past you into the street; before you can look, before you can even guess what’s happening, your cat has disappeared.
Indoor exercises with your pet… sort of
- August 24th 2020
Look, we’ll all been stuck at home for a while now. If your state – or country, if you’re reading this blog from somewhere other than India – is not in lockdown, then it’s kind of like lockdown anyway, with all of us isolating as much as possible to keep safe from COVID-19. So we think it’s safe to say that we’re bored. There’s only so many TV shows you can watch, books you can read, or boardgames you can play before you’re longing for something new.
How to take care of your dog during thunderstorms
- August 7th 2020
Most of us have been spending this monsoon season indoors, safe from the rain and any associated diseases. Thunderstorms, then, are just another natural marvel for us – something to enjoy and even gawp at when it’s accompanied by glorious lightning.
Protecting Your Pet Against Monsoon Illnesses
- August 1st 2020
It’s that time of year again! The monsoon is here and, with it, a whole host of diseases your pet can catch. We know, we know – COVID-19 has pretty much exhausted your capability to hear about more diseases you need to guard against. But while our saturation levels may be at an all-time high, your pet’s immunity is low and monsoon diseases won’t disappear simply because you don’t want to look at them.
Can I put my dog on a vegetarian diet?
- May 20th 2020
It may seem like a strange question considering what we’ve grown up knowing about dogs, but whether or not dogs can be vegetarian—or even vegan—is a subject of much controversy in the pet world. There are proponents on both sides of the debate, and so many opinions they’re likely to run on for many Google pages.
Disciplining your dog with patience
- April 30th 2020
We love our pets—that’s a given. But in times of stress, it can be difficult to be patient with them.
Pets act out; it’s only natural. They have personalities, quirks, things they love doing whether or not you’ve tried a thousand times to train them out of doing it.
Restlessness in dogs
- April 20th 2020
A pandemic is a tough time for all of us, and that includes pets. With India’s lockdown extended to May 3 rd, we find ourselves stuck at home and trying to continue our work and home life with some semblance of normalcy. Some of us are cooking more, others reading—in short, we’re all finding our ways to cope.
How to exercise and entertain your pet during COVID-19
- March 19th 2020
Strange times are upon us. With the World Health Organisation declaring COVID-19 (a type of coronavirus) a pandemic, many of us are finding ourselves stuck at home in an effort to practise social distancing or, if we exhibit symptoms, self isolate. This means a lot of our lives are up in the air.
Pets and Coronavirus: Your Questions Answered
- March 16th 2020
Coronavirus, or more precisely COVID-19, has been declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. Countries are putting stringent measures in place to control the outbreak. India, for instance, has suspended all visas for foreigners looking to travel to the country, and Italy has issued a decree that puts it under strict quarantine . By now, you will probably have a clear idea of what the spread of the coronavirus means for you, your work and your travel plans. But what does it mean for your pets?