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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains why so many whales are getting washed on beaches and what can be done to help the situation By Maneka Gandhi Can the age of fishes be determined? Scales, bones, fin rays and fish ear bones (otoliths) have all been used to determine the age of fish, since…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about  Professional Dog Walker and how to stop a dog from chewing certain objects The people who own the flat downstairs are never there. They live abroad and come back in the winter, three months later. They keep a dog who howls the whole day. He is taken…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives information about parakeets, parrots and budgerigars By Maneka Gandhi My pet parakeet’s nares and cere are crusty. What does that mean? The most common reason for this condition is a mite called Knemidokoptes. This usually appears as a fuzzy or crusty overgrowth of the tissue of the cere…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka details on Cataract, Pseudo-Pregnancy and Anisocoria in cats By Maneka Gandhi I recently noticed a discolouration in the centre of a 4-month-old kitten’s eye — it’s like a cloudy circle but has no discharge or irritation to the eye? An opacity in the lens of the eye is most…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how to take care of baby squirrels, explains about respiratory illnesses in horses, behaviour of rabbits and more By Maneka Bandhi A man down the road has several donkeys that he uses for carrying bricks. One donkey limps. He also has some pus in his hooves. What should…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about guinea pig, its behavioural changes and ideal temperature for it to be healthy By Maneka Gandhi My guinea pig has become slow and listless these days. Is something wrong? Generally, if you notice a change in behaviour in your Guinea pig, it is wise to check for…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains about dog’s and cat’s diet; Also, about DOs and DON’Ts as a new dog owner. By Maneka Gandhi Can I feed my dog with sweet and sugary substances? Is it bad for its health? Or is it just a myth? Candy, gum and baked goods are sweetened by…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains how to handle an abandoned baby bird & about treating bee sting By Maneka Gandhi I found an abandoned baby bird in our balcony. It has no feathers. I cannot identify it. How should I treat it? First task is to identify what type of baby bird is…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains how to take care of senior dogs? By Maneka Gandhi What causes pet birds to bite? All pet birds have a tendency to bite. They don’t like being touched. A bird may bite when it is tired, stressed, bored, injured, or otherwise ill. A common reason for biting…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives tips on training rabbit and deodorising the rabbit cage and keeping the home smell rabbit-free. By Maneka Gandhi How do I litter train my rabbit? You can litter-train your bunny, but, spaying or neutering must come first. It is almost impossible to litter train an unspayed or unneutered…

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