Dogs

  • Villagers to boycott polls after stray dogs maul 6-year-old girl to death 23-04-2014 08:19 AM

    In a tragic incident, street dogs mauled a six-year-old girl in Sihada village to death, when she went to answer nature's call, prompting enraged villagers to issue a poll boycott call, the police said. Villagers alleged that Khandwa Municipal Corporation employees caught large number of street dogs from urban areas...
  • US: Colorado town elects dog as mayor 15-04-2014 03:27 PM

    A bloodhound has been elected as the mayor of a small US town after the dog beat off competition from six other canines, a donkey, a cat and even a hedgehog to win the unofficial title. Pa Kettle, a search and rescue dog, picked up 2,387 votes - 55 more...
  • Miley Cyrus gives up her new dog, says she can't get over the death of her last pet 15-04-2014 08:46 AM

    Los Angeles: Songstress Miley Cyrus has given her new pet Moonie to a family friend. The former Disney star revealed her decision to give the dog to someone in a Twitter post over the weekend, saying that she was not ready to have a new dog after her beloved pet...
  • Azam Khan backtracks from his 'dog' remark on Modi 07-04-2014 11:41 PM

    Ghaziabad: Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan who once again courted controversy when he indirectly called the BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi a dog, backtracked from his statement on Monday. Addressing a rally in Ghaziabad's Masuri, the UP Minister accused the media of twisting his remarks. He also hit out at...
  • French court summons dogs as witnesses in a murder trial 05-04-2014 11:44 PM

    A French court has sought help from man's best friend in a murder trial, media reported on Friday. A nine-year-old labrador named Tango has testified as a star witness in the murder case of its master, who was killed in a fight in the city of Tours in Central France,...
  • Two-legged dog chasing a stick on his first trip to the beach is an Internet sensation 05-04-2014 10:35 AM

    A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs, as millions of people have seen in a YouTube video. Duncan was born with deformed rear legs that were amputated to remove the dead weight. The 9-month-old boxer belongs...
  • Miley Cyrus breaks down on stage while singing dead dog's favourite song 03-04-2014 03:47 PM

    London: Songstress Miley Cyrus broke down on stage in her recent Bangerz concert after she was hit with the news of the sudden death of her pet dog Floyd. The 21-year-old found it terribly hard to finish her song 'Landslide' but she completed the performance and was greeted with a...
  • This is a little embarrassing. Nebraska dog dials 911 on its owner's smartphone but won't report emergency 28-03-2014 11:44 AM

    When emergency dispatchers in Nebraska's Sarpy County picked up a recent call, all they heard were the sounds of breathing and scratching. Dispatchers were worried - until they learned the noises were coming from a dog who dialed 911. Sarpy County 911 Assistant Director Marilyn Gable tells Omaha television station...
  • Hilarious footage on hidden cam: This dog isn't allowed on the bed. So of course it has a romp on the bed when the owners are away! 18-03-2014 09:11 AM

    This dog has been told in no uncertain terms that it is not allowed on the owners' bed. The owners go away after fitting a hidden camera to see what the dog does in their absence. The bed is forbidden area, so of course, like any child the dog just...
  • Divorced woman in the UK has 'married' her pet dog who she says has all the qualities she needed in a life partner 10-03-2014 03:16 PM

    London: Puptial knot! A 47-year-old divorced woman in the UK has 'married' her pet dog because the canine had all the qualities she needed in a life partner. Apparently dismayed by men, Amanda Rodgers, from south London, married her loyal pet terrier called Sheba. The wedding ceremony took place in...
  • 47-year-old UK woman 'marries' pet dog 10-03-2014 01:58 PM

    Puptial knot! A 47-year-old divorced woman in the UK has 'married' her pet dog because the canine had all the qualities she needed in a life partner. Apparently dismayed by men, Amanda Rodgers, from south London, married her loyal pet terrier called Sheba. The wedding ceremony took place in front...
  • How sniffer dogs detect explosives decoded, claims Scientists 02-03-2014 06:40 PM

    Scientists have unravelled the science behind how dogs detect actual explosives and differentiate them from other closely resembling compounds. The study found the canines react best to the actual explosive and do not respond to odours 'similar' to explosives and would detect only the real explosive. "Appropriately, dogs that are...
  • Dog bites ex-policeman, named accused in police report 15-02-2014 10:53 PM

    "Abhiyukt Kuttey Hain" (the accused is a dog), says a report lodged in a police station in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh. In an unusual happening, police have registered a case against a stray dog for biting retired sub-inspector of Delhi Police Vijay Singh on February 13. A case has...
  • Baby girl's body recovered with dog bite marks all over 14-02-2014 12:01 PM

    A two-year-old girl was mauled to death by stray dogs in Devendra Nagar in Raipur, police said on Friday. The baby's mutilated body was spotted by passers-by on Thursday near Pandri Haat market where her family was staying in an under-construction shop, police said. The child's parents - Rajesh Vishwakarma...
  • Dog shot dead by man for barking at him 14-02-2014 12:01 AM

    A pet dog was on Thursday shot dead by a 27-year-old man in a fit of rage when it barked at him in Loni area here in Ghaziabad, after which he was booked by police on the charge of attempt to murder. Based on a complaint filed by the dog's...
  • Watching this dog say 'cheese' for the camera will make your day 12-02-2014 11:58 AM

    It almost seems like the adorable pet is blushing at the mere sight of the camera. He is just like you, selfie lovers - he knows how to smile and tilt his head to that perfect angle too. ...
  • Firefighters save three-year-old dog from sinkhole that was more than 10 feet deep 05-02-2014 10:14 AM

    Buffalo: A German shepherd is back on solid ground after being rescued from a sinkhole that opened up in a Buffalo park. The 3-year-old dog named Mack dropped more than 10 feet to the bottom of the watery hole during a Sunday morning walk with his owner, Mattie Moore, who...
  • This photo of a monkey hugging an Indian stray will warm your heart 30-01-2014 02:04 PM

    It could be a monkey hugging an Indian stray dog or just hitching a free ride. But either way, this is the cutest animal photo you will see today. ...
  • Cats don't have owners, they have staff: If you have a cat, or a dog, you will love this face-off 21-01-2014 11:41 AM

    Who makes a better pet? A cat or a dog? Well, there's nothing one can say to put this debate to rest. Cat lovers and dog lovers will continue to argue that their choice of pet is far better than the other. While dog owners believe dogs are loyal and...
  • Cannibalism in Central African Republic, 'Mad Dog' eats a human leg 14-01-2014 04:25 PM

    Bangui (Central African Republic): The Central African Republic (CAR) which is witnessing the bloodiest sectarian violence has also seen cannibalism. According to some reports from the capital of the war torn country Bangui, there have been several instances of human flesh eating. But, an incident which has been captured live...
  • US: Dog takes owner's car for a ride, crashes it 14-01-2014 03:48 PM

    New York: A mischievous Chihuahua in the US got behind the wheel of his owner's car, somehow kicked it out of gear and steered it onto the open road before crashing into another driver. Jason Martinez, from Spokane, said he left the pooch in his car while he ran into...
  • Tight security arrangements for Rajasthan Assembly session beginning Jan 21 10-01-2014 05:09 PM

    Elaborate security arrangements will be made for the first session of Rajasthan Assembly beginning from January 21. Adequate number of security personnel will be guarding the building, which will be checked by bomb disposal and dog squads on a daily basis during the session. The information was given during a...
  • Homeless and utterly adorable: 25 cute puppies up for adoption in India 08-01-2014 06:57 PM

    Dogs are considered a 'Man's Best Friend' for good reason. They are loyal, they can shower you with unlimited love and they don't ask for much in return. Be it a pug or a stray, a dog loves its owner in the same adorable, priceless way. We have compiled a...
  • Watch: Hilarious video of a dog cheekily imitating a siren 08-01-2014 01:18 PM

    Dogs are capable of much more than just licking and being loyal to the human kind. This Golden Retriever is a living proof. Watch him cheekily imitate a siren. And, man can he hold a high note. ...
  • US: Man arrested for intentionally running over pet dog 07-01-2014 06:52 PM

    A 45-year-old man has been arrested in California on suspicion of animal cruelty after he intentionally drove his car over the pint-sized Chihuahua pet dog. Michael David Parker, was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after the pet dog Cow Cow was found lifeless in a back alley in Hawthorne....
  • Blind man, guide dog safe after subway track fall 18-12-2013 11:40 AM

    Gallant guide dog Orlando was just doing his duty. The black Lab bravely leapt on to the tracks at a Manhattan subway platform Tuesday after his blind owner lost consciousness and tumbled in front of an oncoming train. Cecil Williams, 61, and Orlando both escaped serious injury when the train...
  • 'Family Guy' fans start petition to resurrect show's beloved talking dog 26-11-2013 10:53 AM

    Los Angeles: Thousands of fans of the Fox animated comedy series 'Family Guy' signed a petition on Monday demanding that the network and show's creator bring back a beloved talking-dog character whose death stunned viewers in the latest episode. Brian Griffin, the character voiced by 'Family Guy' creator Seth MacFarlane,...
  • Watch: How a dog befriends a reluctant little boy with Down Syndrome 04-10-2013 12:54 PM

    A dog is a man's best friend and this video is yet another evidence of the adage. Three-year-old Herman (now five) has Down's Syndrome and is a little withdrawn and shies away from physical contact but Himalaya the labrador isn't the one to easily give up.Down's syndrome, also known as...
  • Adopt stray dogs, appeals Raveena Tandon 13-09-2013 03:41 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Raveena Tandon, who has teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for its dog adoption campaign 'Puppy Love: Adopt, Don't Buy', urges people to adopt homeless dogs from the streets and shelters. The 38-year-old has already set an example by adopting five stray dogs....
  • Dog helps police to crack murder case in Odisha 03-09-2013 01:23 PM

    A sniffer dog helped police crack a murder case in Baliguda area of Odisha's Kandhamal district and arrest three out of four accused persons, police said on Tuesday. The two-year-old male dog, Faith, led police to accused Sambhu Mallick, Kartika Mallick and Sanatana Sahu of Penkapeta village who along with...