On October 26th, 2019 we were able to successfully host our first Kukur Tihar (Dog Day of Worship) event in Chicago with the help of our friend Jessica from Real Dog Moms of Chicago (RDMOC) and Heather from One Tail at a Time Dog Rescue (OTAT) to honor our Amazing Paws. The event was amazing beyond our expectation. We were able to celebrate more than 30 dogs for their love and loyalty and thank them with special Nepalese treats specially made for Kukur Tihar blessings. We wou
Paavan Mathema is a dog mom to adorable Bhukku and a journalist, currently residing in Nepal. A day to celebrate our dogs. Every dog has its day-- and no where it is more true than in Nepal, a small south Asian country, nestled between China and India.
Nepal's Hindus celebrate one of their biggest festivals Tihar (Diwali)-- the festival of lights-- just as its autumn winds begin to carry the chill from the Himalayas. The five-day festival is meant for worship of goddess Lax