Yashodhara Hemchandra, a self taught Artist, Writer, Pet stylist, Pet behavioral Consultant and a Professional Dog Breeder hails from a family of animal lovers. From her childhood days, her dream was to have a career related to animals. This soon became a reality. She is devoted to caring and sheltering abandoned and injured stray animals, apart from housing some of India’s finest Show dogs.
Her Kennels, YASHBANS, “YASH” derived partly from her name YASHODHARA and “BANS” from the city BANGALORE , which gave shape to her childhood aspirations and dreams, is today one of India’s most reputed kennels. She has bred and specialized in Dobermanns, German Shepherds, Rottweilers, Boxers, St. Bernards, Siberian Huskies, Golden Retrievers, Chow Chows, Shih Tzus and Miniature Pinschers over the last three decades. She has bred, owned and handled over 100 champions till date, including innumerable Best In Show and line up Winners. She has imported dogs from some of the finest kennels across the world to incorporate in her breeding programs. She is the only woman in India who has had the privilege of winning some coveted awards like “BREEDER OF THE YEAR”, “DOG OF THE YEAR”, “RESERVE DOG OF THE YEAR” etc. She has also a proud Breeder of two “DOG OF THE YEARS’ B.I. and one "Reserve Puppy of the Year".
Yashodhara is a keen entrepreneur, and has set up India’s first ever Professional Pet Grooming Parlour and Spa, a Pet Grooming School, and a specialized Pet Logistics Company under the banner of “ FUZZY WUZZY.” She is the proud mother of two young daughters, Rishya and Radhiya, who share her love for pets.