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6.2 Crore Dogs And 91 Lakh Cats Are Homeless In India

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to Pet Homelessness Index data, nearly 68 per cent (almost 7 in 10) of the Indian population say they see a stray cat at least once a week while nearly 77 per cent (8 in 10) say they see a stray dog as frequently as every day.

To Save Wildlife And Birds, Ladakh Govt Asks Army To Train Pure-Bred Ladakhi Dogs

Oct 29, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Over the years feral dogs have been on a rampage in Ladakh, preying on exotic wildlife species

20 Street Dogs Poisoned In UP, Village Head Lodges FIR

The incident occurred in Mahoba, UP, after some people who were allegedly fed up with the dogs laced some food with poison and fed it to them.

Licence For Pets, Feeding Centres For Street Dogs: Kerala HC’s Solutions To End Stray Dog Menace

Aug 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The court also said that only those organisations or volunteers who are registered with the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) can carry out feeding or birth control activities.

Shocking! Over 200 Dogs Found Dead In 3 Days In West Bengals' Bishnupur

Veterinarians think that the deaths could have been because of a viral infection which is common during this time among dogs

13 February, 2021

Pictures Of Blue-Coloured Dogs In Russia Go Viral

Outlook Web Bureau

The unusual blue coat of these dogs may have been because of chemical waste such as copper sulphate.

11 January, 2021

Fearless Dog Forces Lioness To Retreat, Dare Or Scare?

Outlook Web Bureau

'Need this much confidence in life. Dog vs Lion. It also highlights issue of stray dogs & wildlife interaction', wrote IFS Officer

16 December, 2020

This Man In Assam Is Making Comfortable Homes For Street Dogs Using Discarded TV Sets

Outlook Web Bureau

He built the shelters on December 4.

12 December, 2020

Pet Dog Tied To Car And Dragged On Road, Man Arrested After Video Goes Viral

Outlook Web Bureau

The video of the dog being dragged got viral on the internet following which the owner was arrested by the Police.

04 September, 2020

Are Dog Lovers Showing More Interest In Adopting Desi Dogs After PM Modi’s Speech?

Lachmi Deb Roy

Indian dogs are bright, vigilant, social, highly intelligent and easily trainable. They are very territorial and defensive of the family and children whom they live with. World’s most unique and rare breeds come from India.

04 July, 2020

Nagaland Bans Sale And Consumption Of Dog Meat Due To Animal Cruelty


The government also decided to ban commercial import and trading of pigs with immediate effect.


15 April, 2020

New Study Points To Stray Dogs As Possible Origin Of Coronavirus

Preetha Nair

In his study, a Professor traced coronavirus signatures across different species and found that stray dogs -- specifically dog intestines -- may have been the origin of the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.

30 March, 2020

Will Stray Animals Survive The Coronavirus Lockdown?

Lachmi Deb Roy

A committed band of activists, with a little help from Maneka Gandhi, are intent on helping animals subsist during the coronavirus lockdown

27 March, 2020

Hundreds Of Pets Abandoned In Mumbai After WHO Hoardings On Coronavirus Trigger Panic

Lachmi Deb Roy

WHO hoardings warning about pets spreading COVID-19 in Mumbai spreads panic, hundreds of owner abandon their pets.

09 September, 2019

Maharashtra: At least 90 Stray Dogs Found Dead With Muzzles, Legs Tied in Buldhana

Outlook Web Bureau

The carcasses of the dogs were found strewn at various spots on Girda-Savaldabara Road in a forest area in the east Maharashtra district on Thursday evening.

25 June, 2019

Three-Month Old Infant Mauled To Death By Stray Dogs In Uttar Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

The incident took place in Dayalpur village in Behat area. The dogs picked up the infant, who was sleeping in a courtyard.

06 November, 2018

'Kukkur Tihar': When Dogs Are Worshipped A Day Ahead Of Diwali

Outlook Web Bureau

On the second day of Tihar, Nepal's autumnal religious festival, dogs are honoured, celebrated and worshipped.


31 October, 2018

Ways To Take Care Of Pets And Stray Animals During Diwali

Lachmi Deb Roy

Diwali can be a stressful time for your pets and stray animals with loud noise and flickering lights. This year lets celebrate Diwali in a responsible manner. Here is what we can do

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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