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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.