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Monday, February 17, 2020



Bengaluru: 80-year-old retired professor shoots at stray dog, arrested

November 13, 2019 4:46 pm

Three metal pellets were found inside the dog's body, one of which had hit its spine.

Dogs are dying suddenly in Norway

September 12, 2019 12:21 pm

Salmonella and rat poison have been ruled out, according to the Norwegian Veterinary Institute. It’s not yet clear how the illness is spreading, if it’s even contagious and whether the cases are related, according to authorities.

Dogs mirror owner's stress, says study

June 13, 2019 12:09 pm

Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden have examined how stress levels in dogs are influenced by lifestyle factors and by the people that the dogs live with.

Oral vaccines for street dogs may help fight rabies in India

April 05, 2019 11:01 am

According to researchers from University of Edinburgh in the UK, three times as many dogs could be vaccinated each day when the new process is combined with existing injectable techniques.

Good boy! Service dog gets honorary diploma

December 18, 2018 4:00 pm

So it's only fitting that when Hawley was honoured for receiving her master's degree in occupational therapy from Clarkson University over the weekend, Griffin was once again at her side — with an honorary diploma of his own.

Discovery of dog saves Oregon man from serving 50-year sentence

September 11, 2018 10:00 am

Joshua Horner, a plumber from the central Oregon town of Redmond, was convicted on April 12, 2017, of sexual abuse of a minor. In the trial, the complainant testified Horner had threatened to shoot her animals if she went to the police about the alleged molestation, and said she saw him shoot her dog, killing it, to make his point.

Dog dies on United Airlines flight after being forced into overhead bin

March 14, 2018 11:33 am

According to fellow passenger Maggie Gremminger, the woman wanted to keep the dog, which was in a small carrying bag, under her seat, but the flight attendant insisted that she put the animal overhead.

Dogs' social skills may be linked to oxytocin sensitivity

September 20, 2017 12:44 pm

Animal lovers mat related to this. A study has come out with reasons why dogs are so amazingly in sync with their owners. These results help us understand how dogs have changed during the process of domestication.

New species of 12-million-old dog identified

May 12, 2016 6:04 pm

The newly named species Cynarctus wangi was a member of the extinct subfamily Borophaginae, commonly known as bone-crushing dogs because of their powerful jaws and broad teeth.

Dog chained to truck dragged to death, offence registered

January 08, 2016 5:40 am

The incident was reported to the police after a witness on Wagholi Road in Lonikand area posted about it on Facebook.