Animal World

Why I Respect the Dogs!

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn this reflective and soul-searching outpouring, Tapati takes a hard look at our weak-kneed legal system, where rapists commit their dastardly crimes with impunity. She also talks of an Australian dog that saved a child recently, a deep compassion from an animal. The author asks if we are worse than animals, exclusively for Different Truths. […]

Three Easy Behavioural Interpretations of Body Language of Dogs

Reading Time: 2 minutesRitambhara tells us three signs that would tell us more about dogs, in the weekly column, exclusively for Different Truths. In a world where the difference in the language, culture, colour, and food habits among humans is witnessed with every few kilometres, humans have mastered the art to understand distinct behaviours of the animals. An […]

Fluffy Recruits: Petting Dogs at Mumbai Airport, a sure Stress Buster!

Reading Time: 4 minutesPetting a dog for even a few minutes calm us down, said Aakash Lonkar from Animal Angels Foundation, that runs the airport programme and who was with the dogs over there. “The brain releases a hormone called oxytocin, which has a soothing effect on an individual,” he said—just the shot of sunshine that nervous passengers need. The canines […]