You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Nature & Environment

More than best friends

DNMUM423615 | 10/7/2018 | Author : Yoshita Rao | WC :1812

The domestic dog is more than a guard dog. He’s family and not just an extension of it. Yoshita Rao looks at the lovablecanine companion as a therapeutic interventionist, a babysitter and much more
JUST BEFORE MONDAY
From driving away a cook to growling at family members and nurses who came to visit from the hospital, Inji, a mix of many Indian breeds, according to his pet parents, was very protective. A couple of days after Mumbai resident Bhavani Ramesh delivered a beautiful baby girl, her dad came visiting. When he attempted to pick up the newborn, Inji made one swift move toward Ramesh’s father, baring his upper teeth, he growled. “No one was allowed to touch Athira. He would be on guard for a long time when guests came home, and even followed them into the baby’s room just to ensure they weren’t running away with her, I guess,” laughs the 37-year-old.
But Inji wasn’t always like this. “My dog is very much like a cat,” says Ramesh,
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Nature & Environment

Ajay-Kajol ask people to use plastic judiciously
DNMUM430597 | 1/24/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Team dna | WC :385

When Ajay Devgn was asked to give a one line message to his fellow citizens, he said, “Use plastic judiciously and dispose it in the correct bin. If all of us start caring about how we affect things, we can make the world cleaner, greener and bett

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Mystery island spotted off the coast of Mumbai!
DNMUM429017 | 12/30/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Team DNA | WC :328

Ireland has Skellig Michael, a mystic  island that has several Celtic and Christian legends around its existence. In fact, the Skellig Michael monastery was featured in the popular Star Wars: The Force Awakens as well. And of course, we all ar

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Once bitten, so what?
DNMUM428141 | 12/16/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Ornella D’Souza | WC :738

If Marilyn Monroe met Alfred Harmsworth, John B Bogart and Charles Anderson Dana, wonder how that’d pan out. Monroe, a dog-lover, was quoted implying the back stabbers in her life with, “Dogs don’t bite me. Just humans.” While the thre

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

In feline company
DNMUM428142 | 12/16/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Dyuti Basu | WC :487

Kalu!” tempo driver and animal lover B Rajendra aka Rajan calls out. “Kaluuuu! Kaluuu!”From behind dumpsters and newly decorated Christmas trees at shop fronts, from under Rajan’s makeshift bed on the footpath and over parked car

Add To LightboxCalculate Price