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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains why Gau Mutra (Cow’s urine) is considered to be pure and healthy? Is milking painful for cows, goats and sheep? In natural conditions, the udder would never get to the point where it was painful because the calf would drink the milk at regular intervals….

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains how a cat that is out on the street can be brought home and taken care of… Why do cats fold their ears down when they are scared? Cats instinctively fold their ears back to protect themselves from attack. They are harder to bite and…

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By Maneka Gandhi Explaining about horse and races, in this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka says: While horse racing can never be entirely safe for the animals, a zero-tolerance drug policy, turf (grass) tracks only, a ban on whipping, competitive racing only after their third birthdays, and other reforms would make a world of difference to…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about cold and health issues in dogs Can dogs catch a cold? We are spending more time in closed quarters, with windows and doors shut tight and no way to escape the germs. It is only a matter of time before someone in the house…

Seeking Justice to Jimmy: Maneka Gandhi steps in
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Seeking Justice to Jimmy: Maneka Gandhi steps in

In response to a complaint made to Maneka Gandhi, the Union Minister, who is also an Animal Rights Activist, by a SOM reader about a dog by name ‘Jimmy’ being brutally attacked (Star of Mysore dated June 27), Maneka Gandhi has sent a message to SOM, through Meenakshee Awasthi of People For Animals (PFA) as…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains why dogs lick their owners? Why do dogs lick their owners? Dogs lick their pack members and us for many reasons. Sometimes we have tiny food particles that they can taste, and beyond that, dogs enjoy the salt on our skin. Mothers lick puppy anuses…

Cruelty to dog in city
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Cruelty to dog in city

Mysuru: Following the report about a man attacking a dog published in Star of Mysore on June 27, under the headline “Man attacks dog brutally for barking at him,” and the complaint filed with the Police for action against the perpetrator of that brutal, inhuman act,  a reader, it is learnt, has complained to country’s…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains the reasons behind cats sitting somewhere completely out of reach. My cat is always sitting somewhere completely out of reach for me. Why? In order to survive in the wild, animals are constantly learning how to adapt to their environment. When animals are domesticated, many…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains how puppies can be taught to sit? What to do if my pet has a broken toenail? A broken toenail on your pet’s foot can easily be attributed to vigorous backyard digging, but a broken nail may sometimes signal something more serious and should always…

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