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March 18, 2020

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about the effect of relocation on the emotions of Dogs By Maneka Gandhi Do dogs like being kissed? When you kiss a dog, you may notice signs that indicate they know the kiss is a gesture of affection. Dogs learn by association. As they get older, and with…

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March 11, 2020

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how one’s diet and lifestyle impact cows in India and more By Maneka Gandhi How can we prevent and treat ketosis in cows? Ketosis is a metabolic disorder that occurs in cattle when energy demands (example: High milk production) exceed energy intake and result in a negative energy…

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March 4, 2020

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about most common diseases in chickens and more How much food and water do chickens need? A chicken, on an average basis, needs about 5 litres of water with half a cup of feed daily. Do chickens make a family? For chickens, family is very vital. Generally, a…

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February 26, 2020

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains why a cat makes ‘chirp’ sound when it sees a bird By Maneka Gandhi What is the ‘wet dog smell’? How can I  prevent it? Some breeds of dogs have more oils in their coats than other breeds. The oil is called Sebum and it collects on the…

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February 13, 2020

In this week’s Pet Talk,  Maneka explains why cats sometimes eat their own offspring By Maneka Gandhi What are the most common mistakes people make when feeding a cat ? Giving the cat too much food: Along with dry food, cats should only be fed two tablespoons of wet food, two times a day. Feeding…

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February 5, 2020

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains about some of the behaviours in cats By Maneka Gandhi My cat had her kittens. She keeps one of them under my bed then brings him back to her nest a few minutes later. Why is she doing this? She is probably uncomfortable with the spot where her…

Medical research often involves animal testing. What are alternatives to it?
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January 29, 2020

By Maneka Gandhi Using cadavers, computer simulators and human clinical and epidemiological studies, is faster, more reliable, less expensive and more humane than using animal tests. Ingenious scientists have used human brain cells to develop a model “microbrain” that can be used to study tumours. They have also developed artificial skin and artificial bone marrow….

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January 22, 2020

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives tips on how to de-stress a dog and about changing dog’s food By Maneka Gandhi Is it okay to change a dog’s food on a routine basis? Yes. It is a great idea to change a dog’s food on a routine basis. The monotony of the same old…

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January 8, 2020

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains how dog adoption can benefit in one’s individual development My dog is suddenly very hungry all the time. Can there be a problem? Serious diseases can cause excessive hunger in dogs. Diabetes mellitus is a disease that causes your dog to either have an absolute shortage of insulin…

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January 1, 2020

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives tips on how to keep a rescued bird warm at night? By Maneka Gandhi My cat is using the area outside of the litter box. This has never happened before. Why is it happening and what should I do? These common litter box problems could be repelling your…

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