A dog and a child will always have each other’s back. I learnt it the hard way when I recently gave my boys quite the epic scolding, and had to deal with a dog who proceeded to give me the sulky, silent treatment on behalf of her brothers.
From blessing us with pictures of their four-legged friends on their social media handles, to rescuing them from shelters, and starting a dialogue around animal abuse, these pet parents having been scoring solid points.
Most animals are not comfortable with this sudden surge in noise and light during Diwali and may suffer from anxiety or mood swings during this period. That apart, pets can also be injured by fireworks.
Is your home pet-friendly? Even if you are staying in a high-rise building, do you have the right environment for the safety of your pet? Hope you don't throw sugar cubes around, as your dog could lap them up with consequences.
Bella is a digital pet that exists on a tablet. She was created by Care Coach, a social enterprise that is competing with traditional models of care for the elderly in terms of cost, flexibility and resources.
There is something to be said about animals in cute costumes, or even scary ones — that look cute as well. At a recent event in Manila, the Philippines, pets and their owners dressed up in cute Halloween outfits.