Core Paws’ Second Annual Dog Honoring Ceremony

This October, Core Paws hosted its second annual Dog Honoring Ceremony. Although it fell on a rainy Saturday in Portland, Oregon, the weather didn’t keep Portlanders from attending this special event! Inspired by the second day of Tihar, the week-long Hindu festival of lights that occurs in Nepal, we celebrated the intimate relationship between humans…

Core Paws’ First Dog Honoring Ceremony

This October, Core Paws organized its first Dog Honoring Ceremony. Inspired by the second day of Tihar, the week-long Hindu festival of lights celebrated in Nepal, we celebrated the intimate relationship between humans and dogs. Traditionally, participants offer garlands of flowers, tika, and delicious food to dogs to show appreciation for our symbiotic relationship. In…