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Corporation plans to recruit 30 dog catchers


Chennai: The Chennai corporation, which has been at the receiving end of complaints from irate citizens on the stray dog issue and from animal welfare activists suggesting more humane and concerted a

Pet Doberman attacks Colonel in Hyderabad


Hyderabad: In a salutary lesson to owners who don’t keep a watch over their pet dogs, a man was arrested and produced before a magistrate on Tuesday after his dog nearly maimed a 72-year-old retired

Cops hunt for mystery dog killers

The police is actively probing the mystery behind the repeated cases of dogs being hacked to death. While some suspect that these are done as part of the training sessions for extremist outfits, the

Dogs from NY, Virginia wed at charity extravaganza


We double-dog dare you to check this out.

Two dogs got married on Thursday night at an extravaganza to benefit the Humane Society of New York.

Bride Baby Hope Diamond, a white Coton de Tulear with b

8-year-old ‘Mugly’ wins World’s Ugliest Dog title


A Chinese crested's short snout, beady eyes and white whiskers earned it the title of World's Ugliest Dog at the annual contest in Northern California on Friday.

Jerusalem doggie DNA database to trace poo offenders


The Jerusalem municipality is planning to compile a DNA database for dogs in the Holy City in a bid to combat the problem of dog poo by tracing droppings back to the offending pooch.

In a statement,

Civic body to set up asylum for stray dogs

With the stray dog menace being reported from areas recently annexed to the city corporation, the civic body will soon establish an asylum for stray dogs, corporation heath officer Dr. P Kuganantham s

‘English’ recruit for CIAL dog squad


The dog squad at the Cochin International Airport (CIAL) would soon get two more recruits that include the English Cocker Spaniel, a breed that can be easily trained and is known for its intelligence

Iran may ban dogs from public places

Iranian MPs have submitted a bill in parliament that asks for barring of dogs from public places because the animals are 'unclean' and keeping pets was an 'un-Islamic' custom.

Besides being 'unclean'

It’s official! Dogs are 'smarter than cats'


London: A new study by scientists at Oxford University has shown that dogs are cleverer than cats because their friendly character has helped them develop bigger brains.

The researchers have claimed

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.