Dogs and horoscopes

Dear Vagabond,

I've been pondering about my dog, our little memento from Bulgaria. Do you know what breeds these Bulgarian street dogs come from? Is it a mix of Scenthound and Karakachan? Or international influence, perhaps German shepherd? I have attached a photo of her – she's a little grey around the snout now – nine years old next month! She doesn't really have any English dog friends, she prefers people. We joke that it's because their barks are foreign to her!

After three years living outdoors in our yard in a Bulgarian village, whatever the weather, it took her a little to get used to living in a house, walking on a lead, knowing what kerbs and bicycles and lorries and prams are! But she soon adapted – she's naturally very clever and likes puzzle-solving games and chasing rabbits. She won't touch regular dog toys – they're beneath her! A stick always goes down well though, as the pic testifies! Any Bulgarian dog DNA info you can impart would be fantastic!

Katherine Watt,

Vagabond: We made various inquiries and came to the conclusion that this is a classic example of the Bulgarian Street Superior breed, but we may be wrong. Just in case, the Latin for it is Canis platea superior.


Dear Vagabond,

I am Manish Kumar Arora, KP Astrologer, Numerologist, Tarot Card Reader & Vastu Consultant.

I would like to associate with your publication and submit monthly predictions of zodiac signs in it.

Further, I can answer individual queries of readers related to astrology if they submit time, place and date of birth.

My zodiac sign predictions are published in following magazines and newspapers:
• Australia's magazine Indus Age
• USA's magazine Law of Attraction
• USA's magazine Elegant
• England's magazine Lifestyle Monthly
• England's magazine Hat Trick
• England and Switzerland's magazine H Edition
• Indian magazine What’s On
• Indian newspaper Vichar Ek Prayas

Manish Kumar Arora,
New Delhi, India


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