Kitty is Skitty No More

Kitty the INDog was wary around other dogs. She was scared, and showed stress signs such as licking of lips, tail tucked under, flattened ears, shrill barking and pulling the other way.  A dog’s first instinct to fear, and other stresses, is to run away. A dog will never bite the first time around. He…

Jet-setting with Pranita and Heidi

Pranita Balar from BarknBond, her pup Heidi, flew on Jet Airways from Mumbai to Chennai and back!! Read on to know about the experience and her tips on flying with your pet. Excess Baggage: Jet Airways allows you to fly your pet as Excess Baggage if the weight of the pet AND crate is less…

BOOM! BANG!

Dogs can hear a wider range of frequencies than humans, and can pick up sounds that are four times further away than what we can. Fireworks can be SCARY for your dog. Common stress signs in dogs include licking lips, whale eyes, tail tucked under, pacing, hiding, drooling, shivering, barking, elimination and destructive behavior. Read…

Tails in Trains! Rajdhani Edition

Deciding to move was easy. Figuring out how was hard.We considered 3 options: airplane, car and train. Air India is the only airline transporting dogs. (Jet Airways used to!) However, Ginger was not crate-trained, and we thought she would be very stressed alone, in the crate, and in cargo for those few hours. Driving down…