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H-1B blues: A Quartz guide for Indians in the US looking to move back home — Quartz. These are precarious times for Indians living abroad.

H-1B blues: A Quartz guide for Indians in the US looking to move back home — Quartz

With increasing crackdowns on work visas and intensifying anti-immigrant sentiment from east to west, thousands are reconsidering their options. By the end of March, nearly 7,000 Indians based in the US were looking for jobs back home, a huge jump from 600 in December 2016, according to a Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu analysis shared with the Mint newspaper. That is a big change from the days when Indians around the world looked back at the motherland with mixed feelings. Quora, for instance, is packed with questions from Indians abroad musing a move back home, a place they remember as not at all easy to live in because of all the corruption and inefficiency.

However, much has changed over the last decade, the result of India’s staggering economic growth. To be sure, life in India isn’t as smooth as it is abroad, given a host of issues from woeful traffic and red tape to pollution and an erratic power supply. Career calls Striking a balance.


Corgis. Golden Retreivers. Great Danes. Huskies & Malamutes. Pugs. 100 Years of Breed “Improvement” For the sake of honest disclosure, I will admit to owning “purebreds” (the ‘pureness’ of purebreeds is a discussion for another time) but I also have mutts.

100 Years of Breed “Improvement”

All the dogs I’ve had since childhood had a few things in common, they were friendly, prey driven, ball-crazy, intense, motivated, athletic (crazy dogs are easier to train) and none had intentionally bred defects. I would never buy/adopt a dog whose breed characteristics exacted a health burden. (Asher 2009). That just incentivizes people to breed more of these intentionally unhealthy animals. The dogs on the left are from the 1915 book, ‘Breeds of All Nations‘ by W.E. It seems incredible that at one time the Bull Terrier was a handsome, athletic dog. The Basset Hound has gotten lower, has suffered changes to its rear leg structure, has excessive skin, vertebra problems, droopy eyes prone to entropion and ectropion and excessively large ears.

A shorter face means a host of problems. 20 of the World's Rarest Dog Breeds. World’s Largest Dog Breeds. 13 Jul Large dogs can bring lots of fun and joy to a household, and kids especially love them.

World’s Largest Dog Breeds

Despite their size, these “gentle giants” are generally loyal, well-tempered and good-natured creatures. If you are considering a large dog, here are several dog breeds consistently found in the top “biggest dogs” lists, measured by weight, height, and length. Fun Fact! A Great Dane currently holds the record for World’s Tallest Living Dog and Tallest Dog Ever. Now, onto the list! 1. According to the American Kennel Club, the largest breed of dog is the English Mastiff, also known as the Old English Mastiff. Zorba, an English Mastiff, went broke records as the heaviest and tallest dog ever in 1989, with a weight of 343 lbs. 2. Neapolitan Mastiffs are fearless and extremely protective companions. 3.

Irish Wolfhounds are said to be the tallest dog breed. 4. Great Danes are considered the second-tallest dog after Irish Wolfhounds. 5. 6. 7. The Adorable Results of Mixing Basset Hounds with Other Breeds [11 Pictures] March 15, 2012 at 6:00pm | by AP What happens when Basset Hounds have puppies with other kinds of dogs?

The Adorable Results of Mixing Basset Hounds with Other Breeds [11 Pictures]

Nothing much — Just perfection… Basset and Shar Pei Basset and Pit Bull Basset and St. Basset and Pug. List of dog breeds. Dogs have been selectively bred for thousands of years, sometimes by inbreeding dogs from the same ancestral lines, sometimes by mixing dogs from very different lines.[1] The process continues today, resulting in a wide variety of breeds, hybrids, and types of dog.

List of dog breeds

Centuries of selective breeding by humans has resulted in dogs being more genetically diverse than most other mammals by a considerable margin. As such, dogs are the only animal with such a wide variation in appearance without speciation, "from the Chihuahua to the Great Barrr".[2] In some cases, a breed's origin overlaps the boundaries of two or more countries; the dog is normally listed only in the country with which it is most commonly associated (for example, by its designated country according to the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)). Some dogs, such as the Löwchen, have an uncertain origin and are listed under several countries. List with classification and standards[edit] See also[edit] References[edit] That Doggie in the Window is $1.5 Million: Red Tibetan Mastiff. A coal baron from China now owns the world’s most expensive dog, a red Tibetan mastiff named Big Splash or Hong Dong in Chinese.

That Doggie in the Window is $1.5 Million: Red Tibetan Mastiff

He shelled out 10 million Chinese yuan, or about $1.5 million, for the pricey pet, which is seen as a status symbol in China. Read more at the Daily Mail. Big Splash’s breeder says that the 11-month-old mastiff is the perfect specimen, justifying his high price tag.