4 Natural Ways to Strengthen Your Dog’s Coat

4 Natural Ways to Strengthen Your Dog’s Coat

The first thing most people notice about a dog is its fur.It links the dog to its unique breed, and it is a sign of how well the dog is cared for. A matted, overgrown coat can be a sign of neglect, while a well-maintained and shiny coat signals that of an attentive...
Learn what “Stand By Me” means to Marilou David

Learn what “Stand By Me” means to Marilou David

When I first started a nonprofit in India to help street dogs and community health (rabies), I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I certainly did not imagine all of the amazing people I would meet along the way. I met like-minded folks when they volunteered...
What “Adopt Don’t Shop” and Art have in Common

What “Adopt Don’t Shop” and Art have in Common

James has always loved two things: art and dogs. By day, James works as a graphic designer, and by night James sketches the rescue dogs his friends adopt.  He gifts the sketches to his friends, his way of thanking them for adopting a rescue dog instead shopping for a...
Meet the Man behind “Pariah Dog,” the Film.

Meet the Man behind “Pariah Dog,” the Film.

I first heard about the Pariah Dog film on Facebook. Like most of us in the Indian dog-saving world, I was over the moon.  I had quit my job and moved from San Francisco to India in 2012, to do whatever I could to help the street dogs of Dharamsala, otherwise known as...
Canine PTSD: Does your dog have it?

Canine PTSD: Does your dog have it?

When it comes to dogs, I’m not really very good at planned parenthood. Like most of the best things in life tend to be, Batuk was unexpected. In 2012, I spent 4 months living in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains in Dharamsala, volunteering for Dharamsala Animal...
How to Camp with your Dog

How to Camp with your Dog

We love our pets. They are a part of the family and leaving them at home when you go on vacations can have you end up feeling guilty.There is one type of vacation that dogs are welcomed and sometimes even encouraged: Camping. Camping and hiking trips are made that...