About The Contributors

Rajashree Khalap was an advertising copywriter but took up full time voluntary animal welfare work in 1993. She was a Project Manager with a street dog welfare non-profit in Mumbai until 2007. She started an informal group called the Indian Pariah Dog Club in 2002 to create awareness about India’s aboriginal dogs, create respect for […]

Breed Standard of the Indian Native Dog

By Aditya Panda History & Description: The Indian Native Dog, commonly referred to as the “pariah” dog, and erroneously referred to as “mongrel”, “mutt” or “stray”, in fact, represents one of the oldest breeds of domestic dog and belongs to the “primitive”/”aboriginal”/“Pariah” group of Canis familiaris. It is the naturally evolved and perfected prototype of […]

INDog – The Indian Pariah Dog

A long long time ago, and thousands of years before the arrival of modern purebreeds, a race of dogs much like this one inhabited our subcontinent. These were the very first domestic dogs, and Man’s earliest animal companions. Our site is dedicated to this pan-Indian aboriginal dog: the Indian Pariah Dog or INDog as we […]