The Boxer is a handsome, loyal, family companion and one of the most exuberant breeds around. Highly valued as an affectionate pet and guardian of home and family, the breed was developed in Germany by crossing the mastiff-type Bullenbeisser with the English bulldog. Beisser dogs were used by the Germans to hunt down wild boar […]
Get Yourself The Girl Dog!
There’s no reason why we can’t extend the Woman’s Day Special celebrations to (Wo)Man’s Best Friends – our all-time favourite mutts! Here’s a specially compiled insight into why the Girl Dog makes for a great pet! The greatest factor when it comes to taking in a pooch is to see if their personality fits with […]
Before You Get A Pet Home…
Your phone pings and you have a message. You open it to see the cutest puppy looking out at you with doleful eyes and an accompanying message that states the dog needs a home. And just like that, your heart melts and you decide to bring home a dog. But wait! Bringing home a dog […]
Whitey Finds His Forever Home With Kaizzad Capadia
Some weeks ago, we received a mail at Parsi Times from a lovely animal and dog love, Hufrez Mistry, who sought our help in putting out an appeal to help house ‘Whitey’, a senior dog whose time at the foster-home assistance was running out and needed to be re-housed on an urgent basis. Of course, […]
Don’t Gift That Dog!
Any pet lover will vouch for the joy and love a pet can bring to one’s life. But a dog is not the ideal pet for any home. And many a gifted dog has ended up at the local shelter or has been abandoned when it outlived its novelty or became a burden. Before you […]
Up For A Pup?
Five vaccinated and dewormed Indi-bred puppies are looking for forever-homes. The two-month old puppies are healthy, full of energy and in urgent need of loving homes to adopt them. For further details, contact: 9967336666
10 New Year Resolutions For Dog Owners
. Spice up your dog’s old routine with a new sport. If all the exercise your dog gets is two boring walks a day or a run in the park, it is time to add new flavour. How about enrolling for the fun sport of dog agility, or go swimming every weekend with your dog […]
Making A Mark
Buddy was a happy dog with a zest for life. A quick learner, the Boxer had toilet trained himself within a fortnight. So it came as a surprise to his owners when Buddy one day nonchalantly lifted a leg and anointed the dining room table. Puzzled with the change in behaviour, his owners consulted a […]
A wagging tail does not always signify a happy dog. Read on to find out what else your much-loved canine could be trying to communicate with you. Sheila was uneasy about the large dog that greeted her on the street. But his wagging tail laid all her apprehensions to rest. After all, if he was […]
Breathing Easy With Your Pooch!
Canine Behaviourist Shirin Merchant says, “Don’t let allergies come between you and your dog”. Here’s how… Porus loved dogs. Unfortunately, the boy was allergic to dogs and hence his parents could never get their ten-year-old son his own pet. Then one day, a friend showed them a newspaper cutting on ‘hypoallergenic dogs’. It suggested that […]
If you have ever owned a dog, it is likely that at some point you and your pet will be plagued by one of the most common vermin known to canines – the tick. These small, wingless, external parasites are blood-sucking pests that target not just dogs, but also other domestic pets, wild animals, birds, […]