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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how chickens are raised, what are the benefits of keeping them, their life span and more. By Maneka Gandhi I live just outside the city in a big farm. I would like to keep chickens. What are the benefits of keeping chickens? Chickens make fun pets. They are…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how to snake-proof one’s house and suggests remedies for snake bite By Maneka Gandhi I have just brought a stray cat home. Her coat is very dull. What can I do? Since medical issues could be to blame, it’s important to act quickly. Have your cat checked by…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how to calm a hyper dog and is it okay to give mind-calming medicines to them for composure? By Maneka Gandhi What is CPV and how it can be fatal to dogs? Canine parvovirus (CPV) is a highly contagious and  infectious disease that can be fatal for dogs….

Pet Talk: September 26th
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Pet Talk: September 26th

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka suggests on what should be fed to baby pigeon and tells why parakeet suddenly loses its feathers? A pigeon has laid an egg in a nest near my house. The egg has hatched and a small baby pigeon has come out but the mother died so…

Pet Talk: September 19th
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Pet Talk: September 19th

By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about the suicidal tendencies in animals, squirrels’ habitat and musical instruments made of animal products. What does rhinoceroses have on their nose? “Rhinoceros” comes from Old Greek, meaning “horned nose.” But the horns are not made of bone but of matted hair or keratin. Can…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how squirrels help in growing trees, how non-vegetarian dog can be made a vegetarian and about dog’s vision. Is it true that dogs can only see black and white? Veterinarians used to believe that dogs saw only in black and white, but recent studies suggest…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about the sexual choices in animals, how to dentify the gender of a cat and about farting in animals. Why are frogs so sensitive to pollution? Their skins are relatively thin and permeable to water, so frogs are exposed more directly to pollutants and environmental…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about ammonia poisoning in aquarium, insects intelligence and about identifying real and fake fur. How to treat ammonia poisoning in aquarium water? 25 – 50% water change; • Use chemical to neutralize ammonia; • Discontinue or reduce feeding; • Lower pH below 7.0. If the…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about the diet for baby bird, puppy and pet goat. The mother bird is not in the nest with her eggs. Has she abandoned them? Birds almost always return to their nest and resume incubating after they’ve been scared off. The parents may also periodically…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells about mange in donkeys and plant poisoning symptoms in donkeys and horses. How can I tell if my donkey has mange, and what can I do about it? A donkey infested with mange mites will be suffering intense irritation to the skin which will have…

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