Treats that are good for dental care

Oral hygiene for a pet is crucial, but it is not always easy to make your beloved dog or cat sit still as you brush their teeth or check their gums. Treats for dental care make pet oral hygiene just that little bit easier. Of course, they’re not a substitute for in-depth dental care and you should still brush your pet’s teeth with pet toothpaste. But for that everyday upkeep or some easy supplementary care, dental treats are here to save the day.

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How to protect your pets from the cold

India is a country with many kinds of winter. It doesn’t get particular cold at all in Mumbai, it’s a little bit nippy in Bangalore, and it’s freezing up in Delhi and the rest of the north. If you live in a place with harsh winters and you have a beloved pet, here are some essential tips for taking care of your loved one this cold season.

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Why are dogs called ‘man’s best friend’?

Language has a beautiful way of enshrining history. You love your dog – we love them too and we haven’t even met them – but the phrase ‘man’s best friend’ tells you that it’s a love that goes way back, a beautiful bond between humans and canines. Where did this love come from? Why did the phrase originate?

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Celebrating Christmas with your pets

Christmas is so close – Christmas eve is tomorrow! – and we’re filled with the holiday spirit. You can’t escape it; festivities are in the air and the excitement is high. It’s Christmas!

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10 most popular dog breeds in India

Thinking of getting a dog and not sure which one would be a perfect fit? Getting a dog should be a careful decision, and includes a range of factors. For example, is your whole family ready for a dog? Are you looking for a family dog or a guard dog? What is the climate where you live? Do you have enough time and money to take care of your pet?

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How to befriend a stray dog

Stray dogs are in as much need of love as household pets – more so, perhaps, because they get short supply of it. Most dog lovers know a stray dog (or a pack of them) that they’d love to help or befriend but are often baffled about how to go about it. How do you approach a stray?

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How to approach and pet a dog

You’ve seen a dog in the park, in the mall, on the street – anywhere, really; pick a location – and you’ve fallen in love. You want to pet this dog. You need to pet this dog. This is the world’s most adorable dog and you will die if you don’t pet them.

So now what?

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10 most popular cat breeds

In making lists like these, it’s always complicated to try and define the word ‘popular’. Popular to whom? America (which is where most of the organisations that make these lists are from)? Popular to India (which usually doesn’t make these lists)? Popular to the world (which is impossible to define)?

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Help! My dog freaks out at the groomer’s!

Most pets think groomers are the incarnation of evil. You can see it in their eyes at a grooming salon; they’ve panicked and they will do anything to get out of there. But here’s the good news: it’s possible to prevent, manage and, in some cases, even reverse these unhappy feelings with some time and effort.

Accustoming your pet to being handled and to the sights, sounds and smells of a grooming salon will greatly reduce your pet’s stress when they actually go into these places for an appointment. We’re here to tell you how.

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Funny and strange dog habits explained

We love our dogs, but they are definitely strange creatures. Lovable! – but strange. Ever seen a dog circle before lying down? Tear across the park to smell another dog’s butt? Eat poop? Jerk their legs in strange movements when you give them a belly rub? Yeah, the list is endless. We know you have questions and, it turns out, The Pet Project has answers! Here are some of the more bizarre dog habits explained. And to know more about your pets, their habits and how to love them, visit our blog!

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