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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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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how herbivorous animals recognise poisonous plants from non-poisonous By Maneka Gandhi While eating, how do herbivorous animals recognise the poisonous plants from non-poisonous plants? Herbivores learn by watching their mothers, and other group members, eating. Herbivores must continuously taste foods, even familiar foods in familiar environments, as the…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka tells how an injured bird should be handled and also gives information on Marek’s disease By Maneka Gandhi Should I keep my injured bird outside in the playground during the day, or in my balcony? Keeping the injured bird out in the open should be avoided because it will…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka gives tips on how to stabilise an injured or ill bird until further assistance By Maneka Gandhi My bird puffs itself up. What does dilated pupils and puffing indicate? A bird fluffs up its feathers to keep warm and to relax when it sleeps. Sometimes it might also indicate…

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In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about relocating stray animals and feeding animals in the colony By Maneka Gandhi What should I do when a stray dog is removed and repositioned to another location? According to the ‘Animal Birth Control Rules, 2001’ and the ‘Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960’ (PCA, 1960) and…

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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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