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  • Police capture attacking dogs

    LAHORE: Qila Gujjar Singh police captured on Wednesday two dogs who attacked two police officials during a raid at a house in the Victoria Park locality...

    A police team, led by Station House Officer (SHO) Rizwan Lateef, raided the house to arrest alleged liquor dealers Niyamat and Sunil...

  • Three children mauled to death by stray dogs

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: A pack of stray dogs mauled to death three brothers at Liaquatpur, 90km from here, on Monday...

    Assistant Commissioner Liaquatpur Zahoor Husain Bhutta told Dawn that Ali Husnain, 8, Abdullah, 5, and Ubaidullah, 3, were working along with their elder brother in a field near their home in Chak 66, Abbasia, when a pack of seven dogs attacked them...

  • Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue

    A factory in Mumbai accused of dumping dye into an Indian river where several dogs turned blue has been shut down, an official said Tuesday, after alarming pictures emerged of the brightly-coloured canines...

    An animal activist spotted the blue dogs wandering the streets of Mumbai near an industrial zone where factories had been accused of pouring untreated chemicals directly into the Kasadi river...

  • Let the Sleeping Dogs Lie under way

    An exhibition of Shamsuddin’s paintings titled Let the Sleeping Dogs Lie, under way at the Art Scene Gallery, has this very concept at its core...

    It would be interesting to recall what one associates with dogs and children...

  • Three boys hospitalised after dogs attack

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Three boys suffered bite wounds as several stray dogs attacked them near Chak 301-JB, Gojra, on Thursday...

    The eyewitnesses said Adnan Ashfaq and Shabbir Liaqat of Chak 302-JB and Zain Ikram of Chal 301-JB were going on foot when the dogs attacked them in the fields and bit them severely...

  • In Karachi, en masse killing of stray dogs continues as per routine

    At least a dozen? stray dogs were reportedly killed on Wednesday near Aram Bagh in Karachi's Saddar area, which falls under the jurisdiction of Karachi Municipal Corporation's (KMC) South District...

    Jaffer was on her way home from her university when she spotted the dogs' lifeless bodies dumped on the road in Aram Bagh, she told Dawn...

  • Camera-fitted dogs to find buried quake survivors

    Though just a drill, the intensity of the Brittany spaniel in scouring the mound of broken concrete highlights the key role of sniffer dogs in saving lives when buildings collapse, such as in earthquakes or explosions...

    0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami on March 11, 2011 — back then he, like other rescue dogs, relied on their olfactory instincts to look for survivors...

  • Hundreds of stray dogs poisoned in Karachi

    KARACHI: Officials have poisoned hundreds of dogs in southern Karachi in the latest effort to curb a population of strays that attack thousands of people each year in the city...

    Bodies of dead dogs littered areas of the city where municipal workers gathered them for disposal...

  • Man dies after landlord unleashes dogs on him

    MUZAFFARGARH: A farmer was killed after a landlord unleashed a pack of dogs on him over ‘water theft’ on Monday at Mauza Fatehpur of Alipur tehsil, some 100-km from here...

    Police quoting the family of victim Raheem Bukhsh said landlord Karam Husain alleged that Mr Bukhsh had stolen irrigation water...

  • Three held for unleashing dogs on farmer

    MUZAFFARGARH: The Alipur Saddar police on Tuesday registered a case against five people and arrested three of them for unleashing dogs on a farmer...

    Raheem Bakhsh was mauled to death by dogs on Monday at Mauza Fatehpur, Alipur tehsil, about 100 kilometres from Muzaffargarh city...

  • Dogs, like humans, distinguish words and intonation

    WASHINGTON: Dogs distinguish words and intonation in the same region of the brain as humans, according to a new study of how man’s best friend interprets our language...

    Dogs, like humans, use the brain’s left hemisphere to interpret words and regions of the right hemisphere to analyse intonation...

  • Training, breeding unit for sniffer dogs opens

    Located in the Civil Aviation Colony, the unit is the first training and breeding centre for sniffer dogs in Pakistan by the customs department...

    “We have 10 dogs with two females, all Labradors,” said Rab Nawaz, a dog handler and trainer working since 2009 at the facilityfollowing his retirement from the army where he got his initial training and employed for the same job for 18 years...

  • Polio worker injured in dogs attack

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: A lady health worker was attacked by a pack of dogs and injured on Thursday in neighbourhood Jatwala of Taunsa, the Taunsa City police said...

    Nasreen Bibi said a family unleashed the pack of dogs on her during her polio vaccination-related duty...

  • From pariahs to pets: dogs find a home in Oman

    MUSCAT: Long seen as unwanted fleabags wandering the streets in search of food, dogs in Oman have become pampered pets thanks to changing attitudes among Muslims towards canine companions...

    They may be man’s best friend to millions around the globe, but in the Islamic world dogs have traditionally been shunned because tradition holds that they are unclean...

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