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IIT Madras is not a zoo or a dog park, not their core business to maintain dogs: Madras HC's new plans for campus strays

On Friday, the Madras High Court had asked the Tamil Nadu government to ensure that the 14 sick dogs in the institute's enclosure receive proper treatment

Published on 20th September 2021
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IIT Madras stray dog issue: 45 out of 186 captured dogs died, admits Institute 

The dogs, according to the institute's response, died due to old age and illness, while others were "rescued in bad condition"

Published on 19th July 2021
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Study finds that it is common for cats and dogs to catch COVID-19 from their owners

In the yet-to-be published study, researchers at Utrecht University in the Netherlands studied pet dogs and cats of people who had tested positive for COVID-19

Published on 1st July 2021
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A man, his wife, two dogs and a three-legged kitten: This is the unbelievable story of one family's journey to the Himalayas in a Tiago

We spoke to Arun Sekhar, a techie from Bengaluru, about his experience of travelling from the Garden City to the Himalayas in a Tiago with his family of dogs and a rescue kitten

Published on 23rd March 2021
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A cat at a dog rescue shelter and pet taxi services — this is what this 28-year-old's shelter in Hyderabad is up to

Scoobies Pet Services is located in Nallakunta, Hyderabad. They also have a mini shelter that houses seven happy dogs and a cat! We find out the latest updates about this animal shelter. Read on...

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Dogs can learn new words after hearing them only four times, finds new study

A new study, just published in Scientific Reports, has provided surprising results about how quickly the gifted dogs can learn new words

Published on 26th January 2021
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After student outrage, AWBI asks IIT Madras, TN Govt to investigate its stray dog sterilisation programme

There have been allegations from the students and alumni that a lot of dogs that are captured for sterilisation aren't brought back to campus

Published on 23rd October 2020
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How this vet in Mumbai is using flower therapy to help dogs look on the bright side of life

While he is out on the roads of Kalyan in Mumbai feeding stray dogs and doing his bit on the occasion, Akshay Shah introduces us to alternative therapies for our four-legged friends  

Published on 16th October 2020
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This Chennai girl's Instagram handle ensures that every abandoned dog finds a home 

Mahanya Vanidas' Instagram handle Dogs of Madras promotes the adoption of Indian dogs and her posts will make you want to adopt one immediately

Published on 26th September 2020
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Your dog getting anxious sitting at home? Alexa can now train your pets, clam them down and even translate what they say

Like humans, dogs to understand music. If you are at a party there will be a peppy number playing and you would imbibe that energy

Published on 26th August 2020
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Scientists call for urgent need to study COVID-19 impact on pets, livestock

In a study from Western University of Health Sciences the scientists focused on companion animals, livestock and poultry, working animals such as military service dogs, and zoo species

Published on 11th May 2020
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This Bengaluru doggie boarding place took care of pets while their owners were stranded during the lockdown 

Awanti Agarwala, Founder of Stay speaks about their exclusive boarding home for dogs and how they are taking care of their furry guests while their families are self-quarantining

Published on 11th May 2020
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Dogs in the US and UK are being trained to sniff out COVID-19

Similar efforts are being made at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where researchers previously demonstrated that dogs could identify malaria infections in humans

Published on 30th April 2020
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This man from Cuttack rescues snakes and feeds stray dogs every day, despite the lockdown. This is his story

Suvendu Swain gets six to seven calls for snake rescues every day and he heeds each and every one of them. He has even started feeding stray dogs in many areas, which is his latest initiative  

Published on 25th April 2020
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Delhi's oldest animal shelter continues its mission of caring for stray animals 

The team has been preparing massive quantities of fresh food to feed over a thousand stray dogs and cats on the street

Published on 20th April 2020

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