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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells why animals have to be spayed or neutered  before adoption By Maneka Gandhi Is the killing of an insect the moral equivalent to killing of a bird or a mammal? All lives are the same and each being clings to life whether it is a fly or an…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells about measures to be taken after Holi celebrations are over By Maneka Gandhi Is it safe to colour animals with powders on Holi? No, powdered colours are not safe for animals, not even the ones marketed as herbal and organic. The powdered colour can cause severe skin allergies…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about housing requirements, nutrient requirements of elephants By Maneka Gandhi Are Indian elephants endangered? The Indian elephant population is between 20,000 and 25,000 in the wild. This means severely endangered, specially because there are less than 1,000 male tuskers left. The selective elimination of the male due to…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about diet for rabbits and what should be done if a rabbit bites By Maneka Gandhi What do I do if my rabbit has fleas? Even though rabbit fleas are not that common in indoor pet rabbits, they happen occasionally. If your rabbit is infected by fleas he/she…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives tips on hand-rearing and rehabilitating a squirrel; How to bring the disappearing sparrows back to our cities. How can we bring the disappearing sparrows back to our cities? The disappearance of sparrows, which once could be found in every nook and corner, is another warning sign against the…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka says about laws against relocation of dogs and how to introduce pet dogs to stray dogs in the locality By Maneka Gandhi Is it safe to go on long road trips with my pet? Yes. Going on road trips with your pet can be a nice way to bond…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how stressful it is for a pet to travel and how to make the journey more comfortable By Maneka Gandhi Do flights allow pet animals to travel in the cabin with the owner? Even though regulations regarding pet travel in flights in India are largely similar, there are…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells what kind of fish can be kept in a tank and how to maintain them By Maneka Gandhi What kind of fish do I keep in my tank? First and foremost, do NOT get a fish tank. It is nothing but an ugly, cruel prison for creatures that…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about fracture in animals and lumps on animal’s skin By Maneka Gandhi What is a fracture and how is it caused in animals? Fracture is a broken bone. Any one of the bones in the body can be broken, but it is commonly the legs. Fractures can result…

Pet Talk: January 23,2019
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Pet Talk: January 23,2019

In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about feeding schedule for dogs and importance of getting dogs sterilised By Maneka Gandhi How many times a day should I feed my dog for its healthy development? Most people recommend feeding dog twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening. I prefer three…

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