HONG KONG, March 5: Pet cats and dogs cannot pass the new coronavirus on to humans, but they can test positive for low levels of the pathogen if they catch it from their owners.

Saving street animals one at a time

October 4, 2019 10:03 am

We all love having pets at home. Be it dogs, cats or, if you are brave enough, even snakes, pets add a dose of happiness to our lives. However, when it comes to animals out on the streets, most of us are pretty indifferent and some are even, at times, downright cruel to them. But once in a while, people are willing to consider that the lives of these animals are just as important as their own.

Your dogs and you

August 23, 2019 11:03 am

Way before he learnt to walk Rasik Regmi’s family tell him he would crawl towards animals. And in his household there were many. Rasik’s family loved animals. When he was growing up, they had cows, chickens and lots of dogs. Among them, Rasik particularly loved dogs. Before he finished high school, he had a dog farm of sorts of his own. He would pick up dogs from the streets and bring them home. In the last three decades, Rasik says he has had over a hundred of them.

As dogs’ biological system is not similar to that of humans. They need comprehensive care.

RAUTAHAT, March 21: In order to avoid serious crimes during the festival of Holi, the District Police Office (DPO), Rautahat, tightened security and deployed two trained dogs at the border on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Kukur Tihar, the festival of dogs, has been celebrated at every household today, to mark the second day of Yamapanchak of the Tihar festival.

Sometimes it’s the vet who is the first medical professional to see the signs of family violence

As humans, how we perceive the world is how we define our own reality. And for the vast majority of humans, perception is handled through sight.

Who let the dogs, cows and oxen out?

February 26, 2018 13:00 pm

The Earth is a common home for all living creatures, but some people do not think this way and abuse lesser beings. According to the data of Animal Nepal, there are around 22,000 stray dogs inside the Kathmandu Valley, but the question is, where do they come from? These animals came through different means. While some of them are preexisting community dogs, the others were abandoned by their owners as they became old, aggressive, or handicapped.

Dogs in for a festival

February 4, 2018 09:36 am

The eighth Grand Dog Show kicked off at the premises of Satdobato Swimming Complex in Lalitpur on Saturday. The show was organized with the collaboration of Bullet Dog Breeder, K9 Dog Trainer, and Pawsative Pet Solution.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The demand for dogs of different breeds in the Kathmandu Valley has skyrocketed in recent times, according to pet store owners and animal experts.

Feeling ruff? Dogs might help you

January 24, 2018 15:31 pm

POKHARA, Jan 24: Some decades ago, dogs were kept for their capacity to differentiate between strangers and family members. Dogs are well known for their loyalty toward their owner. They are mostly kept for security and to keep company. However, the scenario has slightly changed in the modern days as people these days keep dogs as a hobby.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: Nepali Congress leader Arzu Rana Deuba decided to buy a house in Kailali after her rival candidates in Kailali-5 accused her of being a tourist candidate in the district.

Do fireworks scare your dog? He/she’s not alone. While fireworks are fun for humans, the loud, unexpected sounds of fireworks cause stress and anxiety for a lot of dogs. Here are 11 things to know about why your dog gets anxious and what you can do to help.

Ensuring Street Dogs’ Welfare

October 18, 2017 08:48 am

A team of three foreign and Nepali women have been working for the welfare of street dogs for a while now. Last year when German tourist Daniela Dris noticed that the condition of street dogs in Kathmandu was worst, she decided to do something for them. She collaborated with Julia Kreps from Poland and Ritu Thapa from Nepal to form a group.

BANGKOK: An advertising agency in Thailand has developed a “smart vest” that potentially could turn stray dogs into guardians of Bangkok’s streets and alleyways.

Ensuring Welfare of Street Dogs

August 27, 2017 10:42 am

KATHMANDU, August 27: While many of us seek peace by paying a daily visit to temples and offering respect to the idols that rule as a form of god, 36-year-old Manoj Shakya finds solace in feeding more than a hundred of stray dogs daily. He has been doing this for the past eight years.

KATHMANDU, May 8: Sneha’s Care Foundation was established by Sneha Shrestha with a view to providing protection for stray dogs that have been reduced to live a difficult life on the streets.

Kathmandu has 23,000 street dogs!

March 21, 2017 23:30 pm

Over 23,000 dogs live in the streets of Kathmandu right now.

CHITWAN, Jan 31: Dr Jaya Shrestha of Bharatpur Cancer Hospital is a nature lover. He recently visited Chitwan National Park to cherish the beauty of nature but was astonished by a sad incident.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: An aircraft of AirAsia from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia overshot runway on Sunday afternoon after three stray dogs took over the runway.

KMC speeds management of stray dogs

September 30, 2016 11:09 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has sped up the campaign to manage street dogs in Kathmandu district.

A home for dogs

September 24, 2016 11:16 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Someone once said that in a perfect world every dog has a loving home. Dogs have always been a part of my life, not as pets but as members of my family. But when I see street dogs starving, getting beaten and dying, it breaks my heart.

An Indian woman has captured hearts across the globe after she turned down an arranged marriage to a wealthy man because he didn’t like dogs.

Karachi, Aug 5: Officials have poisoned hundreds of dogs in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi in the latest effort to curb a population of strays that attack thousands of people each year in the teeming mega-city of some 20 million.